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Wednesday 3 May 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Selah Sue and Becca Carter. 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 Intellectuals by Paul Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orkney snork nie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad News Baseball or Dragon Breed.
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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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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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TV Series

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

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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Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 May 1989 ?

  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Paul Johnson

A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson,

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By: A. Scott Berg

Samuel Goldwyn was the premier dream-maker of his era, and in this lavishly-praised biography, the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of Lindbergh and Max Perkins: Editor of Genius offers a

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The Edge

By: Dick Francis

A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bad News Baseball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

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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

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Platform: Game Boy Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fujisankei Communications International

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Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball

Platform: NES

Genre: Sports (softball)

Publisher: Tonkin House[1] Brøderbund

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Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up#Scrolling shootersScrolling shooter

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