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Sunday 12 February 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 12, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Afshan Azad and Waqas Riaz. 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 Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Just Say Julie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes or The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 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 ?

Just Say Julie

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

Country: United States

Shining Time Station

Juncal

Que Rei Sou Eu?

One Night Stand

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting Satanic Verses novel
  • Barbara Harris becomes 1st female Bishop of a US Episcopal church
  • Gretzky sets 2 records, his 45th hat trick and 10th 40+ goal season
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman.
  • 50th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Larry Mowry.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 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 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 ?

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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Gracie

By: George Burns

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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Blind Faith

By: Joe McGinniss

The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

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The Queen Of The Damned

By: Anne Rice

In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

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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

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA

Butcher Hill

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Baseball Stars

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SNK

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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?

Ghostbusters II

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Married to the Mob

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Bull Durham

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Punchline

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Die Hard

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