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Wednesday 12 April 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Antonia Iacobescu and Yoshi Sudarso. In that special week of April people in US were listening to She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Say Anything..., directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jim Henson Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Out Run or Dungeon Explorer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1989 or at April 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Jim Henson Hour

Starring: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Dave Goelz

Country: United States

Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 3rd Soul Train Music Awards: Anita Baker
  • Peter Ueberroth deal to purchase Eastern Airlines falls through
  • Third Soul Train Music Awards: Anita Baker wins.
  • Abbie Hoffman, yippie peace activist of the 1960s, dies at age 52.

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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

The bestselling author of The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising, and Patriot Games takes his readers to one of the most remarkable technological competitions of our time--the race to develop "Star Wars."

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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 ?

Battle Out Run

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

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Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Dungeon Explorer

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Super Famicom, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo


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