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Wednesday February 8, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chai Romruen and Zac Guildford. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels or Hard Drivin'.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1989

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Movies

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

The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Country: United States

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True Believer

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: James Woods, Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto

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The Mighty Quinn

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Starring: Denzel Washington, Robert Townsend, James Fox, Mimi Rogers

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Tap

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover

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TV Series

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

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Just Say Julie

Starring: Celia J. Arden, Julie Brown, Paul Brown, Ned Gill

Country: United States

Shining Time Station

Juncal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Maurits Kok: Dutch writer / Poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81.
Facts:
  • 5 cm of snow falls in outskirts of Los Angeles
  • Jockey Chris Antley begins record of 64 consecutive winning days
  • US Boeing 707 crashes into Santa Maria mountain, 145 die.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 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 February 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  3. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  4. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  5. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  6. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  9. TU ME HACES FALTA - Eddie Santiago
  10. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

Spy Hook

By: Len Deighton

The long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Working

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Parting The Waters

By: Taylor Branch

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

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Mutation

By: Robin Cook

In Mutation, Robin Cook's masterpiece of techno-medical suspense, Dr. Cook tells a story as chilling and real as today's headlines. On the forefront of surrogate parenting and genetic research, it

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A Bright Shining Lie

By: Neil Sheehan

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hard Drivin'

Hard Drivin'

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Driving simulation

Publisher: Atari Games

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

Platform: Super Famicom Mobile phones

Genre: Wrestling

Publisher: Tecmo

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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Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Demon's World/Horror Story

Demon's World/Horror Story

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine (as Horror Story)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation Toaplan (in some regions)

Home videos

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

Dangerous Liaisons

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Serendipity the Pink Dragon

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The Presidio

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Talk Radio

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Bambi

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