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Monday 25 December 1989

1989-12-25

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Always, directed by Steven Spielberg, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray, Daws Butler

Country: United States

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

Written by: Les Feldick

Starring: Les Feldick

Country: United States

Tracks Ahead

Written by: Chuck Zehner

Starring: Spencer Christian

Country: United States

Gophers!

Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom

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Heavy Metal Heaven

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Billy Martin: American baseball player and manager, famous for his gutsy all-out baseball playing style and barroom fighting brawls.
  • Elena Ceausescu: Romanian politician(executed in revolution) (Born 1916).
  • Nicolea Ceausescu: Dictator of Romania, executed.
  • Ton Regtien: Dutch student leader, dies at age 51.
  • Barrel Regtien: student leader, dies.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Tom Cruise. from .
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9205
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Money Laundering -- Dec. 18, 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 ?

Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Jaleco

Bonk's Adventure

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, NES, Game Boy, Amiga, Wii Virtual Console (TG-16 version), PlayStation Network (for PS3 and PSP, TG-16 version), Arcade, Mobile Phones, iOS (through TurboGrafx-16 GameBox), PlayStation

Genre: 2D side scrolling platform game

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA NEC Home Electronics

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Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

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Colorful Dragon

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: AS Sachen; NA Bunch Games

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Hard Drivin'

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Driving simulation

Publisher: Atari Games

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