Sunday July 29, 1990

US date format: 7/29/1990, UK date format: 29/7/1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 29, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Anna Selezneva and Kat Dahlia. In that special week of July people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Young Guns II, directed by Geoff Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Killing Mister Watson by Peter Matthiessen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Swamp Thing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hatris or Bo Jackson Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
  • 28th Tennis Federation Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
  • 36th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel
  • South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference
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Movies

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Young Guns II

Young Guns II

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher

Presumed Innocent

Presumed Innocent

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Enemy

Enemy

Directed by: George Rowe

Starring: Peter Fonda, Tia Carrere, Mako, James Mitchum

Prisoners of the Sun

Prisoners of the Sun

Directed by: Stephen Wallace

Starring: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach

TV Series

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Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Beyond the Groove

Beyond the Groove

The World of Chemistry

The World of Chemistry

Riacho Doce

Riacho Doce

Days to next July 29

If July 29, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 1 month, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 4 days.
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Books

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Killing Mister Watson by Peter Matthiessen

Killing Mister Watson

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Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around

Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis

Liar'S Poker

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The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton by Edward Rice

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton

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Thirty-four illustrative plates in two sections--some are quite unique, with a Tantric initiate; India in Burton's period; Burton in turban and robes; one rare photo taken before the tragic year of

Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan  Burrough and John Helyar

Barbarians At The Gate

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“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and  Patricia Aburdene

Megatrends 2000

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Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Final Countdown

Final Countdown

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Demonware Softwarehaus

Hatris

Hatris

Platform: NES, Game Boy, arcade, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

Bo Jackson Baseball

Bo Jackson Baseball

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

DragonStrike

DragonStrike

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game, Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Baseball Stars Professional

Baseball Stars Professional

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SNK Corporation


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