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Saturday February 11, 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 11, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jazz Raycole and Eliza Gee Izquierdo. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, 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 The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Burning Force or Codename: ICEMAN.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 February 1989

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Movies

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

The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Country: United States

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True Believer

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: James Woods, Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto

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The Mighty Quinn

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Starring: Denzel Washington, Robert Townsend, James Fox, Mimi Rogers

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Tap

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover

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TV Series

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

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Just Say Julie

Starring: Celia J. Arden, Julie Brown, Paul Brown, Ned Gill

Country: United States

Shining Time Station

Juncal

Que Rei Sou Eu?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
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Facts:
  • George O'Hanlon, American actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at age 71 (born 1912).
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary.
  • Barbara Clementine Harris is consecrated as the first female bishop of the Episcopal Church in the USA.
  • Union Carbide agrees to pay USD $470 million to the Indian government for damages it caused in the 1984 Bhopal Disaster.
  • Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini encourages Muslims to kill ''The Satanic Verses'' author Salman Rushdie.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 11, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  3. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  4. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  5. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  6. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  9. TU ME HACES FALTA - Eddie Santiago
  10. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

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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Senatorial Privilege

By: Leo Damore

More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

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Anything For Billy

By: Larry McMurtry

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

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Parting The Waters

By: Taylor Branch

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Codename: ICEMAN

Codename: ICEMAN

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game, partially Submarine simulator

Publisher: Sierra

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Burning Force

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Dynamite Duke

Dynamite Duke

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Master System, X68000

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (arcade) Sega (SMS, Genesis)

F-1 Pilot

F-1 Pilot

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

Home videos

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

Say Anything...

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Dead Calm

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Bull Durham

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Waxwork

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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