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Tuesday 5 December 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yuri (South Korean singer) and Gregory Tyree Boyce. In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Glory, directed by Edward Zwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while My Turn by Nancy Reagan with William Novak was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels or Baribari Legend.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 December 1989

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Movies

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

Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Driving Miss Daisy

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone

Country: United States

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Blaze

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

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Music Box

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

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Triumph of the Spirit

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle

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TV Series

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

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • France TGV train reaches world record speed of 482.4 kph.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 05, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

My Turn

By: Nancy Reagan with William Novak

In these memoirs, Nancy Reagan talks about her role in the Reagan administration, the assassination attempt, their bouts with cancer, their family disagreements and personal betrayals over eight years in the White House.

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Among School Children

By: Tracy Kidder

Mrs. Zajac is feisty, funny, and tough. She likes to call herself an "old-lady schoolteacher." (She is thirty-four.) Around Kelly School, she is famous for her discipline: "She is mean, bro,"

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Sorceress Of Darshiva

By: David Eddings

Sorceress of Darshiva is book 4 of the Mallorean series written by David Eddings. Quick plot: Zandrams kidnaps Belgarion's son and this is the epic tale of recovering his son.

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Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, SAM Coupé, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Atari Games Domark (home versions)

Clash at Demonhead

Clash at Demonhead

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action-adventure Platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

Platform: Super Famicom Mobile phones

Genre: Wrestling

Publisher: Tecmo

Home videos

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

The January Man

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Serendipity the Pink Dragon

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

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Lean on Me

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Poltergeist III

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