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Tuesday 5 December 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ross Bagley 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. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Daddy by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching True Blue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad News Baseball or Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1989 or at December 05 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

True Blue

Written by: David J. Kinghorn

Starring: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Nestor Serrano, Grant Show

Country: United States

The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos

Starring: Susie Blake

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Christmas Vacation

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Back to the Future Part II

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi

Country: United States

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The Little Mermaid

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States

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Henry V

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd

Country: United States

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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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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • France TGV train reaches world record speed of 482.4 kph.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Sculpture for TIME by Marisol, Courtesy Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9202
  • Life: Jane Pauley Says Goodbye

Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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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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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bad News Baseball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

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Cameltry

Cameltry

Platform: Arcade game, SNES, FM Towns, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platformer/Racing

Publisher: Taito

Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball

Platform: NES

Genre: Sports (softball)

Publisher: Tonkin House[1] Brøderbund

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Dragon Knight

Platform: MSX, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16 (PC Engine)

Genre: Eroge, role-playing video game

Publisher: ELF Corporation (PC88, PC98, X68k, MSX) NEC Avenue (PC Engine)

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Axel's Magic Hammer

Axel's Magic Hammer

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics


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