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Friday 7 April 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Teddy Riner and Alexa Demara. 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 The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jim Henson Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ALF or Chicago 90.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn

Country: United States

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Major League

Directed by: David Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States

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Castle in the Sky

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Barbara Goodson, James Van Der Beek, Lara Cody

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1989 ?

  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Soviet submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway killing 42 sailors.
  • Georgian demonstrators are massacred by Red Army soldiers in Tbilisi's central square during a peaceful rally 20 citizens are killed, many injured.
  • A dispute over grazing rights leads to the beginning of the Mauritania–Senegal Border War.

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

The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

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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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By: George Burns

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing

By: Judith L. Rapoport

One boy spends six hours a day washing himself—and still can't believe he will ever be cleanAnother sufferer must check her stove hundreds of times daily to make sure she has

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

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Australian Rules Football

Australian Rules Football

Platform: C64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Chicago 90

Chicago 90

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Action, racing game

Publisher: Microïds

The Final Fantasy Legend

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

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HardBall II

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Publisher: Accolade

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