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Tuesday 30 October 1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ana Izaguirre Iribarne and Amberley Lobo. 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 The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomix or Battle Tank.
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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 30 October 1990 ?

  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
  • St. Herbert
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Famous Deaths:
  • Craig Russell: Canadian gay troubadour, an actor and entertainer who masqueraded his genius in the guise of female alter egos.
  • England-France complete Chunnel
  • Joseph Burrus, amateur magician in Fresno California, is crushed and dies after being bound in a plastic coffin and buried under seven tons of soil and concrete.

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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 ?

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Hocus Pocus

By: Kurt Vonnegut

From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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Looking For A Ship

By: John McPhee

This is an extraordinary tale of life aboard what may be one of the last American merchant ships. As the story begins, Andy Chase, who holds a license as a second

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arrow Flash

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Renovation Products; EU Sega

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Castle of Deceit

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Bunch Games

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Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Chew Man Fu

Chew Man Fu

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, i-Revo, Wii and Wii U Virtual Console

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC Konami (Wii U VC)

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