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Monday 10 July 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eddie Murphy and Isabella Melling. In that special week of July people in US were listening to If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. When Harry Met Sally..., directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mornin' Sarge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Out Run or All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels.
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 ?

Mornin' Sarge

Starring: Robin Driscoll, Tony Haase, Pete McCarthy, Rebecca Stevens

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Movies

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

When Harry Met Sally...

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Licence to Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell

Country: United States

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Lethal Weapon 2

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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Weekend at Bernie's

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart

Country: United States

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The Karate Kid, Part III

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Robyn Lively

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Eddie Murphy: American noted family, the son of actor Eddie Murphy from a brief liaison with the baby's mother, flight attendant Paulette McNeely.
  • Isabella Melling: TV Actress.
  • Hector David: TV Actor.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Thomas E "Tommy" Trinder: English comic (Bitter Springs), dies at 80.
  • Mel Blanc: American king of the voiceover and provider of voices for 3,000 cartoons with nearly 400 characters as well as a dazzling array of sound effects.
Facts:
  • Paula Ivan runs female world record 1 mile (4:15.61)
  • Approximately 300,000 Siberian coal miners go on strike, demanding better living conditions and less bureaucracy it was the largest Soviet labor strike since the 1920s.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pete Rose -- July 10, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9180
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Sun -- July 3, 1989

Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Out Run

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

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Bloodwych

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad CPC Plus, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Image Works, Konami

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Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

Platform: Super Famicom Mobile phones

Genre: Wrestling

Publisher: Tecmo

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

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