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Friday 28 July 1989

1989-07-28

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Lock Up, directed by John Flynn, 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.
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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 ?

Lock Up

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos

Country: United States

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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When Harry Met Sally...

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Licence to Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell

Country: United States

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Lethal Weapon 2

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

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

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
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Facts:
  • Braves Dale Murphy, hits 2 3-run HRs in an inning, 14th man to hit 2 HRs in an inning. Also ties record of 6 RBIs in an inning
  • In the Iranian presidential election, electors overwhelming elect Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as President of Iran and endorse changes to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran increasing the powers of the president.
  • In Lebanon, Hezbollah announces that it has hanged United States Marines U.S. Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins in retaliation for Israel's July 28 kidnapping of Hezbollah leader Abdel Karim Obeid. The same day, the United Nations Security Council passed United Nations Security Council Resolution 638 condemning the taking of hostages by both sides in the conflict.
  • Nintendo releases the Game Boy portable video game system in North America.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Joseph Hazelwood, captain of the Exxon Valdez, which struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9182
  • Time: Tawanah Griggs from Bartlesville Mid-High School yearbook.

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 ?

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

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

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Camelot

Platform: Acorn Electron[1] BBC Micro

Genre: Action/adventure platform game

Publisher: Superior Software Blue Ribbon Acornsoft

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Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

Emerald Dragon

Platform: PC-8801 Mk. II SR, PC-9801 VM/UV, X68000, MSX2, FM Towns, PC Engine, Super Famicom

Genre: RPG, Adventure game

Publisher: Basho House (PC88, PC98) Glodia (X68000, MSX2, FM Towns) NEC Home Electronics (PC Engine) MediaWorks (SFC)

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