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Thursday 14 September 1989

1989-09-14

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Sea of Love, directed by Harold Becker, 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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Movies

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

Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Kickboxer

Directed by: Mark DiSalle

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Alexio, Dennis Chan

Country: United States

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Little Monsters

Directed by: Richard Alan Greenberg

Starring: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly

Country: United States

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The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Mornin' Sarge

Starring: Robin Driscoll, Tony Haase, Pete McCarthy, Rebecca Stevens

Country: United Kingdom

Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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Absolutely

Starring: Peter Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Jack Docherty, Moray Hunter

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Facts:
  • Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in the USSR, win 4-2
  • Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
  • September 17–22 ndash Hurricane Hugo devastates the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, causing at least 71 deaths and $8 billion in damage.
  • The Catholic Church calls for removal of the Carmelite convent located near the former Auschwitz concentration camp, whose presence had offended some Jewish leaders.
  • Explosion of UTA Flight 772 over Niger, killing all 171 people on board. The Islamic Jihad Organization claims responsibility.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Citizens Fight Drugs -- Sep. 11, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9189
  • Life: Flight 232 Plane Crash

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 ?

Blast Off

Blast Off

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Bruce Lee Lives

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

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Future Wars

Platform: PC (DOS), Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Delphine Software

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Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

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SimCity

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Wii, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Nintendo 64DD, PlayStation Network, Nintendo DS, Acorn Archimedes, Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amiga CDTV, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro,

Genre: Construction and management simulation, city-building

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Brøderbund, Maxis, Nintendo, Superior Software, Acornsoft, Infogrames Entertainment, SA, Zoo Digital Publishing

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