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Monday 7 August 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include DeMar DeRozan . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. 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 Great Plains by Ian Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Interceptor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Budokan: The Martial Spirit or Curse of the Azure Bonds.
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TV Series

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

Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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Absolutely

Starring: Peter Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Jack Docherty, Moray Hunter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

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 ?

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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Lock Up

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos

Country: United States

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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When Harry Met Sally...

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Licence to Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1989 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mickey Leland: American politician, United States Congressman from Texas (Born 1944).
Facts:
  • U.S. Congressman Mickey Leland (Democrat-Texas) and 15 others die in a plane crash in Ethiopia.
  • Federal Express purchases Flying Tigers for about US$800 million.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Is She Worth It?' news anchor Diane Sawyer.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9184
  • Life: Woodstock 20th Anniversary

Books

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

Great Plains

By: Ian Frazier

National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

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Love And Marriage

By: Bill Cosby

The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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It'S Always Something

By: Gilda Radner

To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

007: Licence to Kill

Platform: DOS (Original), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Domark

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A-10 Tank Killer

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Dynamix

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American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

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Budokan: The Martial Spirit

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

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: EA

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Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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