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Monday 2 January 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Byrne and Maksims Bogdanovs. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Child Star by Shirley Temple Black was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching USA Up All Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse or Deathtrack.
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 ?

The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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You Rang, M'Lord?

Starring: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rainbow

Starring: Imogen Stubbs, Martin Wenner, Jane Gurnett, Colin Tarrant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mystery Science Theater 3000

Written by: Joel Hodgson

Starring: Kevin Murphy, Trace Beaulieu, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson

Country: United States

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American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Dangerous Liaisons

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly

Country: United States

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Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Mississippi Burning

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Byrne: English-born Scottish professional golfer who represented Great Britain and Ireland in the 2011 Walker Cup matches.
  • Maksims Bogdanovs: Latvian motorcycle racer.
  • Şeref Osmanoğlu: Ukrainian-Turkish triple jumper.
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Facts:
  • UCLA wins a record 7th consecutive bowl game.
  • Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship.
  • Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa takes office as the third President of Sri Lanka

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Books

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

Child Star

By: Shirley Temple Black

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

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One

By: Richard Bach

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

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Daddy

By: Danielle Steel

Oliver Watson's world suddenly dissolves around him when Sarah, his wife of eighteen years, returns to Harvard to get her master's degree. Oliver is left on his own, with three children and a freedom he never wanted and doesn't completely ...

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Final Flight

By: Stephen Coonts

The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Microsoft Windows, Virtual Console

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: JP / NA Konami; EU Palcom

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Australian Rules Football

Australian Rules Football

Platform: C64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Bonk's Adventure

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, NES, Game Boy, Amiga, Wii Virtual Console (TG-16 version), PlayStation Network (for PS3 and PSP, TG-16 version), Arcade, Mobile Phones, iOS (through TurboGrafx-16 GameBox), PlayStation

Genre: 2D side scrolling platform game

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA NEC Home Electronics

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Clash at Demonhead

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action-adventure Platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision


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