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Thursday 2 November 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stevan Jovetic and Katelyn Tarver. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Listen To Your Heart by Roxette. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Henry V, directed by Kenneth Branagh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Love'S Executioner by Irvin D. Yalom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bonne espérance. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digital Champ: Battle Boxing or Genesis LPMud.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Henry V

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd

Country: United States

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Steel Magnolias

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field

Country: United States

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Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh, Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Country: United States

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My Left Foot

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Gaki no tsukai ya arahende!!

Starring: Dauntaun, Hitoshi Matsumoto, Masatoshi Hamada, Hôsei Yamasaki

Country: Japan

The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1989 ?

  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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  • Meet Me in St. Louis opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 performances
  • North Dakota and South Dakota celebrate their 100th Birthdays.

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

Love'S Executioner

By: Irvin D. Yalom

The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.

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The Minotaur

By: Stephen Coonts

After flying A-6 Intruders in Vietnam and commanding an air wing in the Mediterranean, Jake Grafton is grounded. He draws assignment to the Pentagon where he takes on development of the

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

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Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

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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Finest Hour

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Namco

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Genesis LPMud

Genesis LPMud

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy RP MUD

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