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Wednesday 5 April 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lily James and Rachel Homan. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Look by Roxette. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Say Anything..., directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Black Sand by William J. Caunitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcus II: Silent Symphony or E-Type.
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What the sky looked like on 5 April 1989

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Movies

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

Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor

Country: United States

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UHF

Directed by: Jay Levey

Starring: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards

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Disorganized Crime

Directed by: Jim Kouf

Starring: Hoyt Axton, Corbin Bernsen, Rubén Blades, Fred Gwynne

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The Tall Guy

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Geraldine James

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Major League

Directed by: David S. Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States

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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 5 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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Facts:
  • David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo
  • Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak.
  • Solidarity granted legal status in Poland.
  • Late Night with David Letterman becomes first network TV series to use Dolby stereo.
  • The Polish Government and the Solidarity labor union sign an agreement restoring Solidarity to legal status, and agreeing to hold democratic elections on June 1.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 05, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  4. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  5. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  6. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  7. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  8. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  9. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  10. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer

Books

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

Black Sand

By: William J. Caunitz

This novel begins with a massacre in a Greek seaside resort, an atrocity that sets off a deadly struggle to find a stolen ancient artifact.

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Richard Burton

By: Melvyn Bragg

A biography of Richard Burton containing his own words, through the co-operation of members of his family who made available to Bragg various diaries and letters.

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blockout

Blockout

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, Amiga, PC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Apple IIGS, Macintosh

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: California Dreams (computer versions) American Technos (arcade version)

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, SNES/Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

E-Type

E-Type

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Avoid the Noid

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: ShareData

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Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Platform: Sharp X68000, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, MSX

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Wolf Team

Home videos

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

Another Woman

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When Harry Met Sally...

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Waxwork

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The Land Before Time

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