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Friday 8 December 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Drew Doughty and Jen Ledger. In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. The Wizard, directed by Todd Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching True Blue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bloodwych or Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse.
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 ?

True Blue

Written by: David J. Kinghorn

Starring: John Bolger, Leo Burmester, Nestor Serrano, Grant Show

Country: United States

The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos

Starring: Susie Blake

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Bonne espérance

Starring: Constanze Engelbrecht

Country: France

Join In!

Written by: Jed MacKay

Starring: Marty Brier, Pamela Sinha, Mishu Vellani, Rudy Webb

Country: Canada

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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Movies

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

The Wizard

Directed by: Todd Holland

Starring: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis

Country: United States

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Driving Miss Daisy

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd

Country: United States

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Christmas Vacation

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

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Back to the Future Part II

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Hans Hartung: German artist, a pioneer abstract expressionist painter and member of the abstract wing of the Paris school after 1945.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Sculpture for TIME by Marisol, Courtesy Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9202
  • Life: Jane Pauley Says Goodbye

Books

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

The Eleventh Hour

By: Graeme Base

When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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Jimmy Stewart And His Poems

By: Jimmy Stewart

"I'm sure I never said to myself: 'Now, Jim--why don't you sit down and write a poem.' It's still a mystery to me, but I think probably it's something that happened

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Among School Children

By: Tracy Kidder

Mrs. Zajac is feisty, funny, and tough. She likes to call herself an "old-lady schoolteacher." (She is thirty-four.) Around Kelly School, she is famous for her discipline: "She is mean, bro,"

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alleyway

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bloodwych

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad CPC Plus, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Image Works, Konami

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Burning Force

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Microsoft Windows, Virtual Console

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: JP / NA Konami; EU Palcom

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X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software


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