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Wednesday October 4, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 4, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dakota Johnson and Lil Mama. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Crimes and Misdemeanors, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Majestic by Whitley Strieber was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blackadder Goes Forth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dunk or Ghost Lion.
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What the sky looked like on 4 October 1989

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Movies

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

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

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The Fabulous Baker Boys

Directed by: Steve Kloves

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Matt Lattanzi, Loryn Locklin, Grant Heslov, Billy Morrissette

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Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, George Segal

Country: United States

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Damned River

Directed by: Michael Schroeder

Starring: Stephen Shellen, Lisa Aliff, John Terlesky, Marc Poppel

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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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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 October 1989 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Dakota Johnson: American noted family and the first child of actress Melanie Griffith and actor husband Don Johnson.
  • Lil Mama: American rapper.
  • Tessa Worley: French-born Alpine skier she is a two-time winner of giant slalom races in the FIS World Cup events held at Aspen, CO (2008 and 2010).
  • Kimmie Meissner: American figure skater.
  • Stacey Solomon: English singer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Graham Chapman: English actor and writer, played in comedy review in Cambridge, wrote scripts, comedy sketches and humor books.
  • Secretariat: American race horse (Born 1970).
Facts:
  • Giants Will Clark hits 1st NLCS grand slam since 1977

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 04, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  2. Fria como el viento - Luis Miguel
  3. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  4. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  5. Lucerito - Cuentame
  6. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  7. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  8. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  9. Lo Que Paso Entre Tu Y Yo...Paso - Luis Enrique
  10. Por Ti - Yolandita Monge

Books

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

Majestic

By: Whitley Strieber

It is time for the truth to be told... On July 2, 1947 something crashed in the desert outside of Roswell, New Mexico.

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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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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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The Russia House

By: John le Carré

John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ghost Lion

Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

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Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

The Uncanny X-Men

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: LJN

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Gigandes

Gigandes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: East Technology

Home videos

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

Mississippi Burning

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

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Twins

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Moon over Parador

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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