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Sunday August 6, 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wenxia Yu and Daniella Wang. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digital Champ: Battle Boxing or Aleste 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 August 1989

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Movies

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

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States

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Skinheads

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Chuck Connors, Barbara Bain, Jason Culp, Brian Brophy

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Pamela Springsteen, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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Fei Fu Kwan Ying

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Nightmare Classics

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Oh! Calcutta! closes at Edison Theater NYC after 5959 performances
  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
  • Jaime Paz Zamora inaugurated as President of Bolivia
  • Pilot Union tells pilots okay to cross Eastern picket lines

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

While My Pretty One Sleeps

By: Mary Higgins Clark

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The Satanic Verses

By: Salman Rushdie

One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

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The Andy Warhol Diaries

By: Pat Hackett

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the bestselling classic is introduced to a new generation-with an added preface by Warhol's diarist and long-time friend, Pat Hackett, contemplating Warhol's lasting cultural impact.

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The Temple Of My Familiar

By: Alice Walker

First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Aleste 2

Aleste 2

Platform: MSX2, Windows

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Compile

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (home versions on Taito Legends)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Sega Mega Drive, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: EA

Crime Fighters

Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

The January Man

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Dead Bang

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A Fish Called Wanda

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The Dead Pool

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Everybody's All-American

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