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Sunday 8 October 1989

1989-10-08

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Look Who's Talking, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy 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 ?

Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh, Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Country: United States

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My Left Foot

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan

Country: United States

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Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura

Country: United States

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Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom

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The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom

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Through the Dragon's Eye

Starring: Sean Barrett, Simon Fenton, Marlaine Gordon, Michael Heath

Country: United Kingdom

Interceptor

Starring: Annabel Croft, Sean O'Kane, Michael Malric-Smith

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1989?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: A Day in the Life of China -- Oct. 2, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9192
  • Life: 101 Things Worth Saving

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 ?

Baby Boomer

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Light-gun game

Publisher: Color Dreams

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Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

F29 Retaliator

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, FM Towns, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/EU Toaplan; NA Romstar; NA Dreamworks; KR Dooyong

Future Wars

Platform: PC (DOS), Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Delphine Software

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