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Sunday October 8, 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Armand Traore and Mahmut Temür. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Crimes and Misdemeanors, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Good Times by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blackadder Goes Forth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arch Rivals or Crime Fighters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1989

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Movies

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

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

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The Fabulous Baker Boys

Directed by: Steve Kloves

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Matt Lattanzi, Loryn Locklin, Grant Heslov, Billy Morrissette

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Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, George Segal

Country: United States

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Damned River

Directed by: Michael Schroeder

Starring: Stephen Shellen, Lisa Aliff, John Terlesky, Marc Poppel

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TV Series

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

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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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 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 October 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  2. Fria como el viento - Luis Miguel
  3. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  4. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  5. Lucerito - Cuentame
  6. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  7. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  8. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  9. Lo Que Paso Entre Tu Y Yo...Paso - Luis Enrique
  10. Por Ti - Yolandita Monge

Books

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

The Good Times

By: Russell Baker

"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

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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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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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California Gold

By: John Jakes

One man’s ambitious journey into the heart of California’s gold country becomes a pursuit for limitless wealth in the face of devastating ruinAt the height of California’s Gold Rush, men left

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clash at Demonhead

Clash at Demonhead

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action-adventure Platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Colorful Dragon

Colorful Dragon

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: AS Sachen; NA Bunch Games

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Crime Fighters

Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Arch Rivals

Arch Rivals

Platform: Arcade, NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Midway Acclaim

Home videos

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

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

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They Live

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A World Apart

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Things Change

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Jacknife

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