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Thursday 31 May 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Liberty Irene Kasem and Corey Gray. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Total Recall, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seinfeld. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antago or Dangaioh.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Total Recall

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

Country: United States

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Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

Country: United States

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Cry-Baby

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Facts:
  • Seinfeld starring Jerry Seinfeld, debuts on NBC as Seinfeld Chronicles
  • New York City's Zodiac killer shoots third victim, Joseph Ponce.
  • 63rd National Spelling Bee: Amy Marie Dimak wins spelling "fibranne".

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Emergency Rooms -- May 28, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9227
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.15

Books

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

Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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An Inconvenient Woman

By: Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

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Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Antago

Antago

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Art of Dreams

The Punisher

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: LJN

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A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer, puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU Absolute Entertainment; JP Jaleco

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Cisco Heat

Cisco Heat

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Jaleco, Image Works

Dangaioh

Dangaioh

Platform: PC-8801

Genre: Adventure, Mecha, Science fiction

Publisher: Technopolis Software


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