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Monday May 1, 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Urban (American Idol) 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. See No Evil, Hear No Evil, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Wordstruck by Robert MacNeil was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China or Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1989

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Movies

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

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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Too Beautiful for You

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Carole Bouquet, François Cluzet

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Society

Directed by: Brian Yuzna

Starring: Billy Warlock, Devin DeVasquez, Evan Richards, Ben Meyerson

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The Rachel Papers

Directed by: Damian Harris

Starring: Dexter Fletcher, Ione Skye, Jonathan Pryce, James Spader

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Night Visitor

Directed by: Rupert Hitzig

Starring: Derek Rydall, Allen Garfield, Kathleen Bailey, Jovanni Brascia

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Round the Twist

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

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Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 01, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  4. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  5. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  6. AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
  7. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  8. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  9. Vete Con Ella - Lucerito
  10. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart
  2. Ferry Cross The Mersey - Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman
  3. Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
  4. The Bangles - Eternal Flame
  5. London Boys - Requiem

Books

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

Wordstruck

By: Robert MacNeil

MacNeil's autobiography re-creates the world of his youth and the experiences that were opened up to him through his love of words.

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The Satanic Verses

By: Salman Rushdie

One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Star

By: Danielle Steel

Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

ALF

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

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Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/EU Toaplan; NA Romstar; NA Dreamworks; KR Dooyong

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?

Mystic Pizza

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A Fish Called Wanda

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Alien Nation

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Gleaming the Cube

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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