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Wednesday 22 November 1989

1989-11-22

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli. 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 22 November 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
  • Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 22 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Rene Muawad: Assassinated 17 days after elected President of Lebanon.
  • Rene Moawad: Lebanonese politician (Born 1925).
Facts:
  • Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
  • US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit
  • Kirby Pucket signs record US$3 million per year (for three years) Minnesota Twins' contract.
  • The Mirage hotel and casino opens in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the opening night, Elmer Sherwin wins US$4.6 million on a Megabucks spin. About 200,000 people attend the opening.
  • Eastern Airlines pilots and flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired.

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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 ?

Bruce Lee Lives

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

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Risk: The World Conquest Game

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Virgin Mastertronic International

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Conflict

Platform: NES

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, FM-7, MSX 2, TurboGrafx-CD, Super Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive, Satellaview, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Virtual Console

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Nihon Falcom, Hudson Soft (TCD)

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Friday the 13th

Platform: NES

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: LJN

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