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Monday 1 May 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Annie Wilkinson and Caggie Dunlop. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching sto camping. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus Caper or Baribari Legend.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tugs

Written by: Robert D. Cardona, David Mitton

Starring: Patrick Allen, Simon Nash, Shaun Prendergast, Nigel Anthony

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Field of Dreams

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Pet Sematary

Directed by: Mary Lambert

Starring: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne

Country: United States

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Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Cyborg

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn

Country: United States

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Major League

Directed by: David Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
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Facts:
  • The Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park at Walt Disney World opens to the public. It covers 135 acres. Total construction costs were over US$500 million. Advertising and promotions for the opening cost US$30 million. Entrance prices are US$29 for adults, and US$23 for children aged 3-9.
  • US Supreme Court rules employees have legal burden to prove non-discriminatory reasons for not hiring or promoting.
  • Jockey Chris Antley ends record of 64 consecutive winning days.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Barbara Bush With Dogs
  • Time: Abortion, Will the Court Turn Back the Clock?'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9170

Books

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

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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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 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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Duel: Test Drive II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, SNES/Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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Circus Caper

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform Action

Publisher: Toho

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Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

Butcher Hill

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

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