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Friday August 4, 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wang Hao (chess player) and Martha McCabe. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Temple Of My Familiar by Alice Walker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avoid the Noid or Fighter Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1989

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States

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Skinheads

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Chuck Connors, Barbara Bain, Jason Culp, Brian Brophy

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Pamela Springsteen, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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Fei Fu Kwan Ying

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Nightmare Classics

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1989?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Temple Of My Familiar

By: Alice Walker

First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

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King Of The Night

By: Laurence Leamer

A candid, unauthorized portrait of Johnny Carson draws on the observations of ex-wives, paramours, colleagues, family, and friends to provide a close-up study of America's most famous talk-show host.

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Citizens

By: Simon Schama

Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

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Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Avoid the Noid

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: ShareData

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Demon Sword

Demon Sword

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action / Platformer

Publisher: Taito

Demon's World/Horror Story

Demon's World/Horror Story

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine (as Horror Story)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation Toaplan (in some regions)

Fighter Bomber

Fighter Bomber

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

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Activision UK

Baby Boomer

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Light-gun game

Publisher: Color Dreams

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Lean on Me

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Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey

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Waxwork

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Poltergeist III

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The Sword in the Stone

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