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Friday 16 June 1989

1989-06-16

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Loving You (Forever) by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman

Country: United States

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Batman

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger

Country: United States

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Ghostbusters II

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Directed by: William Shatner

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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No Holds Barred

Directed by: Thomas J. Wright

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Country: United Kingdom

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ghostbusters II premieres
  • Funeral for Imre Nagg, leader of Hungarian uprising in 1956
  • Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)
  • Imre Nagy, the former Hungarian Prime Minister, is reburied in Budapest.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Massacre in Beijing -- June 12, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9176
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Beijing and Moscow -- June 5, 1989

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 ?

Basketball Nightmare

Basketball Nightmare

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Arcade-style basketball

Publisher: Sega

Batman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

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The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kemco

Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Platform: Amiga


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