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Thursday 14 December 1989

1989-12-14

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. The Wizard, directed by Todd Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Daddy by Danielle Steel 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 ?

The Wizard

Directed by: Todd Holland

Starring: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis

Country: United States

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Driving Miss Daisy

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Christmas Vacation

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Back to the Future Part II

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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True Blue

Written by: David J. Kinghorn

Starring: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Nestor Serrano, Grant Show

Country: United States

The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos

Starring: Susie Blake

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jock Mahoney: Actor (Dallas, Cow Town, Range Rider), dies at 70.
  • Andrei Sakharov: Soviet nuclear physicist, dissident and human rights activist.
  • Andrei D Sakharov: Russian physicist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1921).
Facts:
  • Lee Van Cleef, American actor (The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Sabata), dies at age 64.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Building a New World'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9203
  • Time: Sculpture for TIME by Marisol, Courtesy Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

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 ?

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA

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The Astyanax

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco

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Blazing Lazers

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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Butcher Hill

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Eye of Horus

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (MS-DOS), Commodore 64

Publisher: Logotron

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