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Sunday 8 January 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kristjan Einar and Aaron Cruden. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching USA Up All Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Volley or Crime Fighters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States

Visiting... with Huell Howser

Starring: Huell Howser

Country: United States

Night After Night

Starring: Beth Laufer, Allan Havey, Steve Bannos

Country: United States

The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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You Rang, M'Lord?

Starring: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

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 ?

Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Dangerous Liaisons

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly

Country: United States

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Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 42nd Street closes at Winter Garden Theater in New York City, New York after 3,486 performances.
  • Starlight Express closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 761 performances
  • Boeing 737-400 crashes in England, 46 die
  • Soviet Union promises to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons.
  • Beginning of Japanese Heisei era.

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Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beach Volley

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd

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Chicago 90

Chicago 90

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Action, racing game

Publisher: Microïds

Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

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Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision


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