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Friday 3 February 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Slobodan Rajkovic and Meng Jia. 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. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Troldspejlet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy World Dizzy or H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter.
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 months ?

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
  • Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
  • United States - Four Chaplains Day.
  • Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
  • Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lionel Newman: American movie music orchestra leader, composer and arranger (Born 1916).
  • John Cassavetes: American actor/director (Husbands, Dirty Dozen), dies at age 59 (born 1929).
Facts:
  • Bill White named NL President; 1st black major-league sports head
  • Military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, Dictator of Paraguay
  • A military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay since 1954.

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Books

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

Spy Hook

By: Len Deighton

The long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Working

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A Season In Hell

By: Jack Higgins

A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot

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Midnight

By: Dean R. Koontz

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Drakkhen

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, SNES, PC-98, FM Towns Marty, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Infogrames

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Fantasy World Dizzy

Fantasy World Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Codemasters

H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter

H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Dynasty Wars

Dynasty Wars

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom


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