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Tuesday 12 December 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tal (singer) and Shin (Cinema Bizarre). In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, 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 Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clash at Demonhead or Cobra Triangle.
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What the sky looked like on 12 December 1989

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Movies

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

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States

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The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 12, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
  2. Emmanuel - La Chica De Humo
  3. Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
  4. Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
  5. Isabel Pantoja - Se Me Enamora El Alma
  6. El Que Mas Te Ha Querido - Dyango
  7. Lucerito - Cuentame
  8. Rodando Caminos - Jose Luis Rodriguez
  9. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  10. No Digas No - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. You Got It (The Right Stuff) - New Kids On The Block
  2. Don't Know Much - Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville
  3. Let's Party - Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers
  4. Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me
  5. Kaoma - Lambada

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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Education Of A Wandering Man

By: Louis L'Amour

From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas,

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Straight

By: Dick Francis

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

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Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arbalester

Arbalester

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: SETA

Clash at Demonhead

Clash at Demonhead

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action-adventure Platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Dragon Knight

Dragon Knight

Platform: MSX, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16 (PC Engine)

Genre: Eroge, role-playing video game

Publisher: ELF Corporation (PC88, PC98, X68k, MSX) NEC Avenue (PC Engine)

Dragon Wars

Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

Cobra Triangle

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Nintendo

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Home videos

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

Mac and Me

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Bambi

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Eight Men Out

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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Punchline

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