Saturday June 30, 1990

US date format: 6/30/1990, UK date format: 30/6/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 30, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include N (singer) and David Wise (freestyle skier). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Days of Thunder, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Pingpong or Fatal Labyrinth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Ghost Dad

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Bill Cosby, Kimberly Russell, Denise Nicholas, Ian Bannen

Ghayal

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

The Architects

Directed by: Peter Kahane

Starring: Kurt Naumann, Rita Feldmeier, Uta Eisold, Jürgen Watzke

A Chinese Ghost Story II

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 30, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • First Martyrs of the See of Rome.

    Events

  • East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.

TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Counterstrike

Wild & Crazy Kids

Fort Boyard

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

Second Child

By: John Saul

One hundred years ago, in the beautiful village of Secret Cove, Maine, on the night of the annual August Moon Ball, a shy and lovely servant girl committed an act so

Dragon

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of over twenty consecutive New York Times bestsellers, brings back beloved hero Dirk Pitt in this electrifying, edge-of-your-seat thriller.Japan,

Clear And Present Danger

By: Tom Clancy

THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

What I Saw At The Revolution

By: Peggy Noonan

On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Fatal Labyrinth

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sega

Battle Pingpong

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Quest

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[1]

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

BatMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD


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