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Saturday 12 August 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hasna Aït Boulahcen and Tom Cleverley. 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 Garden Of Lies by Eileen Goudge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gates of Zendocon or Blazing Lazers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 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

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 12, 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 ?

Garden Of Lies

By: Eileen Goudge

In a moment of fear, Sylvie Rosenthal switches her newborn daughter--the obvious child of her lover--with another baby girl, and fate leads the two young women--leading separate, disparate lives--to meet again

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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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King Of The Night

By: Laurence Leamer

A candid, unauthorized portrait of Johnny Carson draws on the observations of ex-wives, paramours, colleagues, family, and friends to provide a close-up study of America's most famous talk-show host.

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

By: Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gates of Zendocon

Gates of Zendocon

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Shoot-'em-up

Publisher: Atari

Future Wars

Future Wars

Platform: PC (DOS), Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Delphine Software

Hellfire

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito (Arcade) Masaya (Mega Drive) Seismic Software Inc. (Genesis) NEC Avenue (PC Engine CD-ROM²)

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Blazing Lazers

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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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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Home videos

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

Weekend at Bernie's

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey

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Tucker: The Man and His Dream

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