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Tuesday 3 October 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alex Trimble and Nate Montana. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Mystery Train, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gaki no tsukai ya arahende!!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Dream or Curse of the Azure Bonds.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura

Country: United States

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Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mark DiSalle

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Alexio, Dennis Chan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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Starring: Peter Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Jack Docherty, Moray Hunter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 October 1989 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Panamanian Defense Force attempts coup of Manuel Noriega; fails.
  • President of Panama Manuel Noriega foils a plot by junior officers to overthrow him.

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Sport Games on 3 October 1989

American Football
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Chicago Bears : 13 - 27
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

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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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Knight In Shining Armor

By: Jude Deveraux

Once upon a time . . . as a fair maiden lay weeping upon a cold tombstone, her heartfelt desire was suddenly made real before her: tall, broad of shoulder, attired

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By: Belva Plain

At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky's dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was skyrocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

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Butcher Hill

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Grand Monster Slam

Grand Monster Slam

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC

Genre: Fantasy sports game

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

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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