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Wednesday February 1, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Caleb Folbigg and Ricky Pinheiro. In that special week of February people in US were listening to When I'm With You by Sheriff. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Tap, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Mutation by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 750cc Grand Prix or Blazing Lazers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1989

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tap

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover

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Weekend at Bernie's

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart, Terry Kiser

Country: United States

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Cousins

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, William Petersen

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The Fly II

Directed by: Chris Walas

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson, John Getz

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Farewell to the King

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

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TV Series

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

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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The ABC Mystery Movie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Princess Diane of England visits New York City
  • Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 at perihelion.
  • The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
  • Soviet war in Afghanistan: The last Soviet Union armored column leaves Kabul, ending 9 years of military occupation.
  • Carlos Andrés Pérez takes office as President of Venezuela.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  3. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  4. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  5. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  6. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  7. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  8. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  9. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
  10. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

Mutation

By: Robin Cook

In Mutation, Robin Cook's masterpiece of techno-medical suspense, Dr. Cook tells a story as chilling and real as today's headlines. On the forefront of surrogate parenting and genetic research, it

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Blind Faith

By: Joe McGinniss

The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

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Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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The Lyre Of Orpheus

By: Robertson Davies

A magnificent, new novel from a masterful writer--the conclusion to the trilogy that began with The Rebel Angels and continued in the bestselling What's Bred in the Bone.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

750cc Grand Prix

750cc Grand Prix

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

E-Type

E-Type

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Demon Sword

Demon Sword

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action / Platformer

Publisher: Taito

Blazing Lazers

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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Demon's World/Horror Story

Demon's World/Horror Story

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine (as Horror Story)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation Toaplan (in some regions)

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

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Fletch Lives

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

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Cocoon: The Return

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