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Monday 29 October 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amarna Miller and Lirik . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duck Maze or DuckTales: The Quest for Gold.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pea, Danny Aiello

Country: United States

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Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Les nuls, l'émission

Starring: Alain Chabat, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Farrugia

Country: France

Prisoners of Gravity

Starring: Rick Green

Country: Canada

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Café Meineid

Written by: Franz Xaver Bogner

Starring: Norbert Mahler, Thekla Mayhoff, Kathi Leitner, Wolfgang Fischer

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1990 ?

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Famous Deaths:
  • 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
  • In Norway, the government headed by Prime Minister of Norway Jan P. Syse collapses.

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Sport Games on 29 October 1990

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 41
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1990?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: GM's Saturn -- Oct. 29, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9249
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.37


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Friday Night Lights

By: H. G. Bissinger

The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

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By: Dick Francis

Jump in the saddle with a sure thing. Writer John Kendall travels to England to interview a racehorse trainer with something to hide-a secret that could threaten Kendall's life.

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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins


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The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Art of Dreams

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Genesis

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Platform: NES

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Data East

Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive

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DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Windows, Mac OS 8

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Walt Disney Computer Software

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