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Saturday 11 November 1989, Veteran's Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yanis Marshall and Patrick Simondac. In that special week of November people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. All Dogs Go to Heaven, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball Simulator 1.000 or Drakkhen.
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 ?

The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos

Starring: Susie Blake

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Bonne espérance

Starring: Constanze Engelbrecht

Country: France

Join In!

Written by: Jed MacKay

Starring: Marty Brier, Pamela Sinha, Mishu Vellani, Rudy Webb

Country: Canada

Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Gaki no tsukai ya arahende!!

Starring: Dauntaun, Hitoshi Matsumoto, Masatoshi Hamada, Hôsei Yamasaki

Country: Japan

Movies

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

All Dogs Go to Heaven

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi

Country: United States

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The Little Mermaid

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States

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Henry V

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd

Country: United States

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Steel Magnolias

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field

Country: United States

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Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 November 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
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Facts:
  • Prince of Central Park closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Louie Espinoza inaugurated as WBO World Featherweight Champion.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Girl in crowd waving Hungarian flag depicts the breakup of Eastern European countrie
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9197
  • Life: Actor Chris Burke

Books

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

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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Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

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Confessions Of An S.O.B.

By: Al Neuharth

The self-made businessman and self-proclaimed S.O.B. who masterminded USA Today reveals how he rose from Associated Press reporter to CEO of Gannett newspapers.

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Poodle Springs

By: Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker

When Raymond Chandler died in 1959, he left behind the first four chapters of a new Philip Marlowe thriller. Now three decades later, Robert B.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baseball Simulator 1.000

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Baseball

Publisher: Culture Brain

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Drakkhen

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, SNES, PC-98, FM Towns Marty, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Infogrames

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Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, FM-7, MSX 2, TurboGrafx-CD, Super Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive, Satellaview, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Virtual Console

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Nihon Falcom, Hudson Soft (TCD)

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Emerald Dragon

Platform: PC-8801 Mk. II SR, PC-9801 VM/UV, X68000, MSX2, FM Towns, PC Engine, Super Famicom

Genre: RPG, Adventure game

Publisher: Basho House (PC88, PC98) Glodia (X68000, MSX2, FM Towns) NEC Home Electronics (PC Engine) MediaWorks (SFC)

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Fantasy World Dizzy

Fantasy World Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Codemasters


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