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Friday August 31, 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ricky Rayment and Molly Goodman. 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 Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arrow Flash or Final Lap 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 August 1990

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

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

Country: United States

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Mister Johnson

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

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

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Slumber Party Massacre III

Directed by: Sally Mattison

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

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Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

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

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The Comfort of Strangers

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Parker Lewis Can't Lose

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season
  • East and West Germany sign a treaty to join legal and political systems
  • Ken Griffey Sr and Jr are 1st father and son to play on same team each goes 1 for 4 for Seattle Mariners

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1990 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti - Luis Miguel
  2. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  3. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  4. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  5. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  6. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  7. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  8. Peligroso Amor - Myriam Hernandez
  9. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  10. Azucar Moreno - Ven Devorame Otra Vez

Books

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

Megatrends 2000

By: John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene

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.

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The Women In His Life

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Billionaire tycoon and corporate robber baron Maximillian West is a man surrounded by myth. Blessed with devastating charm and charisma, he strikes fear into the heart of business leaders—and no woman

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The Politics Of Rich And Poor

By: Kevin Phillips

The enormous concentration of wealth in the United States during the 1980s--most of it in the hands of the top 1% of the population--will provoke what Phillips calls a watershed change

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Platform: Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Platform, City-building simulation

Publisher: Enix

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, C64, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Arrow Flash

Arrow Flash

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Renovation Products; EU Sega

Final Lap 2

Final Lap 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Circuit's Edge

Circuit's Edge

Platform: DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction/role-playing game

Publisher: Infocom

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Downtown

Format: VHS release

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS re-release, 15th Anniversary Edition

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Driving Miss Daisy

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Field of Dreams

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Flashback

Format: VHS release

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