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Wednesday 31 May 1989

1989-05-31

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Rock On by Michael Damian. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. No Holds Barred, directed by Thomas J. Wright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark 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 ?

No Holds Barred

Directed by: Thomas J. Wright

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller

Country: United States

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Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke

Country: United States

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Bad Taste

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Terry Potter, Pete O'Herne, Craig Smith

Country: United States

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody

Country: United States

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Road House

Directed by: Rowdy Herrington

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Jim Henson Hour

Starring: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Dave Goelz

Country: United States

Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Rambling with Gambling 20,000th radio program on WOR-AM (NYC)
  • 1st International Rock Awards
  • 1st presentation of rock n roll Elvis awards
  • Speaker of House Jim Wright resigns
  • US Speaker of the House Jim Wright resigns.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: China in Turmoil shows Chinese protestors.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9174
  • Time: Blood-soaked Democratic Alliance Coalition VP candidate Guiliermo Ford being beaten by pro-governmen

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 ?

All Dogs Go To Heaven

All Dogs Go To Heaven

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Merit Software

Castle of the Winds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Epic MegaGames

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The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball

Platform: NES

Genre: Sports (softball)

Publisher: Tonkin House[1] Brøderbund

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Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up#Scrolling shootersScrolling shooter


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