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Saturday December 9, 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 9, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Bledsoe and Lindsey Evans. In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Glory, directed by Edward Zwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Daddy by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse or The Colonel's Bequest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 December 1989

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Movies

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

Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Driving Miss Daisy

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone

Country: United States

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Blaze

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

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Music Box

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

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Triumph of the Spirit

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle

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TV Series

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

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Les Miserables opens at Princess Theatre, Melbourne
  • The East German Communist Party elects the reformist Gregor Gysi as party leader.
  • President of Czechoslovakia Gustáv Husák swears in a new cabinet with a non-Communist and then immediately resigns as president.
  • Tsakhiagiyn Elbegdorj announces the establishment of Mongolia's democratic movement, that peacefully changes the second oldest communist country into a democratic society.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 09, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Daddy

By: Danielle Steel

Oliver Watson's world suddenly dissolves around him when Sarah, his wife of eighteen years, returns to Harvard to get her master's degree. Oliver is left on his own, with three children and a freedom he never wanted and doesn't completely ...

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Foucault'S Pendulum

By: Umberto Eco

Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times.

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Sorceress Of Darshiva

By: David Eddings

Sorceress of Darshiva is book 4 of the Mallorean series written by David Eddings. Quick plot: Zandrams kidnaps Belgarion's son and this is the epic tale of recovering his son.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kemco

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Don Doko Don

Don Doko Don

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, PC Engine

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

Baby Boomer

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Light-gun game

Publisher: Color Dreams

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Home videos

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

When Harry Met Sally...

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Miracle Mile

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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The Great Outdoors

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She's Out of Control

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