Sunday February 12, 1989

US date format: 2/12/1989, UK date format: 12/2/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart 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 Rivals by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fauji. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Shark or Crime Fighters.
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The 'Burbs

The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

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

Country: United States of America

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

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

Country: United States of America

True Believer

True Believer

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

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

The Mighty Quinn

The Mighty Quinn

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

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

Tap

Tap

Directed by: Nick Castle

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting Satanic Verses novel

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TV Series

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Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

Just Say Julie

Just Say Julie

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

Country: United States of America

Shining Time Station

Shining Time Station

Juncal

Juncal

Que Rei Sou Eu?

Que Rei Sou Eu?

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Rivals by Janet Dailey

Rivals

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Flame Morgan, the high-class VP of a San Francisco ad agency, is instantly attracted to Chance Stuart, a wealthy, powerful land developer.

A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan

A Bright Shining Lie

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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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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

The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman

The First Salute

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Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eye of Horus

Eye of Horus

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (MS-DOS), Commodore 64

Publisher: Logotron

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (home versions on Taito Legends)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

007: Licence to Kill

007: Licence to Kill

Platform: DOS (Original), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Domark

Crime Fighters

Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami


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