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Friday 8 December 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 8, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jen Ledger and Drew Doughty. 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. Glory, directed by Edward Zwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball Stars or At The Carnival.
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What the sky looked like on 8 December 1989

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Movies

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

Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Driving Miss Daisy

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone

Country: United States

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Blaze

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

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Music Box

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

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Triumph of the Spirit

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle

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TV Series

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

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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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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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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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
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 08, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise

By: Erma Bombeck

This is a heartwarming book about kids surviving cancer. America's favorite family writer brings us the stories of children who have every hope of beating the odds and living to drive

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Roseanne

By: Roseanne Barr

An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

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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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The Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

At The Carnival

At The Carnival

Platform: Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Alleyway

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Don Doko Don

Don Doko Don

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, PC Engine

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Irem

Baseball Stars

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SNK

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Home videos

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

Ben and Me

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The 'Burbs

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Mystic Pizza

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Three Fugitives

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Ernest Saves Christmas

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