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Tuesday 8 August 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shavon Kirksey and Sesil Karatantcheva. 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. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destiny of an Emperor or F-1 Pilot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 August 1989

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Movies

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

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States

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Let It Ride

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen, Jennifer Tilly

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Blood Red

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Eric Roberts, Giancarlo Giannini, Dennis Hopper, Burt Young

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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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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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Tieta

An Invitation to Remember

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • US space shuttle STS-28 launched
  • Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission : Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  4. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  5. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  6. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  7. Emmanuel - Quisiera
  8. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
  9. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne

Books

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

The Negotiator

By: Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States.

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Red Phoenix

By: Larry Bond

In the aftermath of a series of student riots in Seoul, the U.S. Congress rushes a bill into law calling for the complete withdrawal of American troops from South Korea.

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Capital Crimes

By: Lawrence Sanders

A story of crime in the highest of places, the White House, as a crazy faith-healer infiltrates the government and threatens the western world as we know it.

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King Of The Night

By: Laurence Leamer

A candid, unauthorized portrait of Johnny Carson draws on the observations of ex-wives, paramours, colleagues, family, and friends to provide a close-up study of America's most famous talk-show host.

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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

Break In

Break In

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Naxat Soft

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

Platform: Super Famicom Mobile phones

Genre: Wrestling

Publisher: Tecmo

F-1 Pilot

F-1 Pilot

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

Home videos

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

The January Man

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Fletch Lives

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Heartbreak Hotel

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Gleaming the Cube

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Punchline

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