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Saturday 7 October 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Morgan Osman and Trent Merrin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Look Who's Talking, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Around the World in 80 Days. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advanced Xoru or Arcus II: Silent Symphony.
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 ?

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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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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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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Movies

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

Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh, Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Country: United States

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My Left Foot

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan

Country: United States

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Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura

Country: United States

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Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 October 1989 ?

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Facts:
  • Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games).
  • Radio talk show host Larry King weds Julie Alexander.
  • The communist Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party votes to reorganize itself as a socialist party, to be named the Hungarian Socialist Party.
  • An official news agency in the Soviet Union reports the landing of a UFO in Voronezh.
  • In Leipzig, East Germany, protesters demand the legalization of opposition groups and democratic reforms.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: A Day in the Life of China -- Oct. 2, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9192
  • Life: 101 Things Worth Saving

Books

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

The Russia House

By: John le Carré

John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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California Gold

By: John Jakes

One man’s ambitious journey into the heart of California’s gold country becomes a pursuit for limitless wealth in the face of devastating ruinAt the height of California’s Gold Rush, men left

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Blessings

By: Belva Plain

At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky's dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was skyrocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc; NA Asmik Corporation of America

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Advanced Xoru

Advanced Xoru

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction, role-playing

Publisher: Castle Technologies

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Platform: Sharp X68000, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, MSX

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Wolf Team

Risk: The World Conquest Game

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Virgin Mastertronic International

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Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

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