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Thursday 16 November 1989

1989-11-16

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future Part II, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Dark Half by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi

Country: United States

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The Little Mermaid

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States

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Henry V

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd

Country: United States

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Steel Magnolias

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
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Facts:
  • Gypsy opens at St. James Theater NYC for 477 performances
  • 6 Jesuit priests are killed by El Salvadorian troops
  • South African President F.W. de Klerk announces the scrapping of the Separate Amenities Act.
  • A death squad composed of El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University.

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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

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 ?

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Platform: Sharp X68000, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, MSX

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Wolf Team

Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Curse

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Micronet

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Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

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Ganbare Goemon 2

Platform: Famicom, i-revo

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Konami

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