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Friday 1 December 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sotelúm . In that special week of December 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. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching True Blue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arch Rivals or Gang Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

True Blue

Written by: David J. Kinghorn

Starring: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Nestor Serrano, Grant Show

Country: United States

The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos

Starring: Susie Blake

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Bonne espérance

Starring: Constanze Engelbrecht

Country: France

Join In!

Written by: Jed MacKay

Starring: Marty Brier, Pamela Sinha, Mishu Vellani, Rudy Webb

Country: Canada

Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Christmas Vacation

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sotelúm : Mexican trumpet player composer and producer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alvin Ailey: American black gay choreographer, dancer and director, the founder of the famous Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
Facts:
  • Day Without Art-Artists demonstrate against AIDS
  • Mark Langston signs record US$3.2 million per year California Angels contract.
  • East Germany's parliament abolishes the constitutional provision granting the Communist-dominated SED its monopoly on power.
  • USSR President Mikhail S Gorbachev meets Pope John Paul II at the Vatican.
  • Cold War: East Germany's parliament abolishes the constitutional provision granting the communist party the leading role in the state.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Roseanne

By: Roseanne Barr

An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

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California Gold

By: John Jakes

One man’s ambitious journey into the heart of California’s gold country becomes a pursuit for limitless wealth in the face of devastating ruinAt the height of California’s Gold Rush, men left

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Sorceress Of Darshiva

By: David Eddings

Sorceress of Darshiva is book 4 of the Mallorean series written by David Eddings. Quick plot: Zandrams kidnaps Belgarion's son and this is the epic tale of recovering his son.

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Education Of A Wandering Man

By: Louis L'Amour

From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (home versions on Taito Legends)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Empire Interactive

Arch Rivals

Platform: Arcade, NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Midway Acclaim

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Gang Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP SNK; NA SNK

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Harpoon

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics[citation needed], Wargame

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific, PSS

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