Thursday August 30, 1990

US date format: 8/30/1990, UK date format: 30/8/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Gale Anderson and Nicole Anderson. In that special week of August people in US were listening to If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adidas Championship Football or Cyber Core.
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Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States of America

Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney

Country: United States of America

Mister Johnson

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi, Beatie Edney

Slumber Party Massacre III

Directed by: Sally Mattison

Starring: Keely Christian, Brittain Frye, Michael Harris, David Greenlee

Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Jay Brazeau, Matt Clark

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 1990?


    Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

    Events

  • Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr become 1st father and son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), both single in 1st inning

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Parker Lewis Can't Lose

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Coyote Waits

By: Tony Hillerman

The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

September

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

Message From Nam

By: Danielle Steel

As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: side-scrollers

Publisher: ComputerEasy

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

Adidas Championship Football

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ocean Software


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