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Monday 8 May 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nora Arnezeder and Benoît Paire. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. See No Evil, Hear No Evil, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orkney snork nie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman: The Video Game or Baribari Legend.
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 ?

The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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Movies

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

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance

Country: United States

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Field of Dreams

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Pet Sematary

Directed by: Mary Lambert

Starring: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne

Country: United States

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Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Cyborg

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nora Arnezeder: French actress and singer, born to a Catholic and Austrian father and a jewish Egyptian mother.
  • Benoît Paire: French professional tennis player, he was finalist at the Serbian Open and semi-finalist at the Italian Open (defeated by Roger Federer).
  • Nyle DiMarco: Model.
  • Katy B: R&B Singer.
  • Liam Bridcutt: English footballer.
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Facts:
  • Paul McCartney releases My Brave Face andFerry Cross the Mersey
  • US space shuttle STS-30 lands.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cold Fusion? -- May 8, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9171
  • Life: Barbara Bush With Dogs

Books

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

We Are Still Married

By: Garrison Keillor

“Garrison Keillor made it possible, after twenty years of black humor…to be both funny and nice, hip and winsome, scathing and loving, all in the flick of a single many-barbed quip——The Washington

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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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Star

By: Danielle Steel

Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

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Killshot

By: Elmore Leonard

“[Leonard has] written so many first-rate crime stories that it would be fatuous to say Killshot is his best, but it probably is anyway.”—NewsweekThe

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Friday the 13th

Platform: NES

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: LJN

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Gigandes

Gigandes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: East Technology

Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

Bonk's Adventure

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, NES, Game Boy, Amiga, Wii Virtual Console (TG-16 version), PlayStation Network (for PS3 and PSP, TG-16 version), Arcade, Mobile Phones, iOS (through TurboGrafx-16 GameBox), PlayStation

Genre: 2D side scrolling platform game

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA NEC Home Electronics

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