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Wednesday 9 August 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samuel Koisser and Jason Heyward. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Interceptor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colorful Dragon or X-Men: Madness in Murderworld.
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TV Series

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

Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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Absolutely

Starring: Peter Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Jack Docherty, Moray Hunter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly

Country: United States

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The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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Lock Up

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos

Country: United States

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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When Harry Met Sally...

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Is She Worth It?' news anchor Diane Sawyer.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9184
  • Life: Woodstock 20th Anniversary

Books

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

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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The Night The Bear Ate Goombaw

By: Patrick F. McManus

The Night the Bear Ate GoombawMore witty cautionary tales of outdoor life, by everybody's favorite expert on the subject, Patrick F.

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Summer Of '49

By: David Halberstam

With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colorful Dragon

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: AS Sachen; NA Bunch Games

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Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Data East

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X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Platform: Commodore 64[2] ZX Spectrum[2] Atari ST[2] Atari 8-bit family[2] Amstrad CPC[2] Amiga

Genre: Association football management

DuckTales

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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