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Wednesday 5 April 1989

1989-04-05

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Look by Roxette. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Cyborg, directed by Albert Pyun, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Cyborg

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn

Country: United States

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Major League

Directed by: David Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States

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Castle in the Sky

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Barbara Goodson, James Van Der Beek, Lara Cody

Country: United States

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Heathers

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty

Country: United States

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Leviathan

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tugs

Written by: Robert D. Cardona, David Mitton

Starring: Patrick Allen, Simon Nash, Shaun Prendergast, Nigel Anthony

Country: United Kingdom

Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom

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Just Say Julie

Starring: Celia J. Arden, Julie Brown, Paul Brown, Ned Gill

Country: United States

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States

USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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Facts:
  • David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo
  • Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak.
  • Solidarity granted legal status in Poland.
  • Late Night with David Letterman becomes first network TV series to use Dolby stereo.
  • The Polish Government and the Solidarity labor union sign an agreement restoring Solidarity to legal status, and agreeing to hold democratic elections on June 1.

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Books

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

The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc; NA Asmik Corporation of America

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Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

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Dirt Fox

Dirt Fox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

Platform: DOS Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

The Revenge of Shinobi

Platform: Sega Genesis, Mega-Tech

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

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