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Thursday May 4, 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rory McIlroy and Rory Mcllroy. 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. See No Evil, Hear No Evil, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Breed or Gazza's Superstar Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 May 1989

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Movies

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

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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Too Beautiful for You

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Carole Bouquet, François Cluzet

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Society

Directed by: Brian Yuzna

Starring: Billy Warlock, Devin DeVasquez, Evan Richards, Ben Meyerson

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The Rachel Papers

Directed by: Damian Harris

Starring: Dexter Fletcher, Ione Skye, Jonathan Pryce, James Spader

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Night Visitor

Directed by: Rupert Hitzig

Starring: Derek Rydall, Allen Garfield, Kathleen Bailey, Jovanni Brascia

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Round the Twist

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

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Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US launches Magellan to Venus.
  • US space shuttle STS-30 launched.
  • Junior Felix of Toronto Blue Jays becomes 53rd to hit homerun on first at bat.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 04, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  4. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  5. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  6. AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
  7. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  8. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  9. Vete Con Ella - Lucerito
  10. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart
  2. Ferry Cross The Mersey - Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman
  3. Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
  4. The Bangles - Eternal Flame
  5. London Boys - Requiem

Books

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

Cat'S Eye

By: Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

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Intellectuals

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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We Are Still Married

By: Garrison Keillor

“Garrison Keillor made it possible, after twenty years of black humor…to be both funny and nice, hip and winsome, scathing and loving, all in the flick of a single many-barbed quip——The Washington

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Goldwyn

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Empire Interactive

Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up#Scrolling shootersScrolling shooter

All American Football

All American Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Leland

Casino Kid

Platform: NES

Genre: Casino

Publisher: Sofel

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Cosmic Wars

Cosmic Wars

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

They Live

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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Midnight Run

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Heathers

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Troop Beverly Hills

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