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Thursday 5 January 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Krisztian Nemeth and Krisztián Németh. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching USA Up All Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China or Dungeon Explorer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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You Rang, M'Lord?

Starring: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rainbow

Starring: Imogen Stubbs, Martin Wenner, Jane Gurnett, Colin Tarrant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mystery Science Theater 3000

Written by: Joel Hodgson

Starring: Kevin Murphy, Trace Beaulieu, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson

Country: United States

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American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Dangerous Liaisons

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly

Country: United States

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Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Mississippi Burning

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test
  • Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990
  • Two French TV newsmen are arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on three airlines at JFK airport in security test.

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Books

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

Star

By: Danielle Steel

Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

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Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

By: Leo Buscaglia

This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

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Child Star

By: Shirley Temple Black

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

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Caribbean

By: James A. Michener

In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

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Codename: ICEMAN

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game, partially Submarine simulator

Publisher: Sierra

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Dungeon Explorer

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Hard Drivin'

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Driving simulation

Publisher: Atari Games

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HardBall II

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Publisher: Accolade

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