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Thursday August 10, 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brenton Thwaites and Kevin Rolland. 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 The Good Times by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynasty Wars or Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 10 August 1989

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Movies

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

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States

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Let It Ride

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen, Jennifer Tilly

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Blood Red

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Eric Roberts, Giancarlo Giannini, Dennis Hopper, Burt Young

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The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States

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Skinheads

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Chuck Connors, Barbara Bain, Jason Culp, Brian Brophy

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TV Series

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

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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Tieta

An Invitation to Remember

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brenton Thwaites: TV Actor.
  • Kevin Rolland: French free-style skier (half-pipe), he was gold medalist at the World Championships 2009, silver medalist at the 2015 X Games and won the gold in 2016.
  • Sammi Maria: YouTube Star.
  • Sam Gagner: Canadian ice hockey player.
  • Ben Sahar: Israeli footballer.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 10, 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 August 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  4. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  5. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  6. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  7. Emmanuel - Quisiera
  8. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
  9. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne

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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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 Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

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A Woman Named Jackie

By: C. David Heymann

This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Casino Kid

Platform: NES

Genre: Casino

Publisher: Sofel

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Dynasty Wars

Dynasty Wars

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA

Crack Down

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Sega U.S. Gold (home computer versions)

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Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation[1]

Publisher: Bandai

Home videos

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

Say Anything...

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Memories of Me

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Working Girl

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The Dead Pool

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The Accused

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