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Wednesday 12 July 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phoebe Tonkin and Hilary Knight (ice hockey). In that special week of July people in US were listening to If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Khoj, directed by Keshu Ramsay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hellfire or Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden.
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What the sky looked like on 12 July 1989

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Movies

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

Khoj

Directed by: Keshu Ramsay

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Kimi Katkar, Satish Shah

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Cruising Bar

Directed by: Robert Ménard

Starring: Michel Côté, Louise Marleau, Geneviève Rioux, Véronique Le Flaguais

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Batwara

Directed by: J.P. Dutta

Starring: Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Poonam Dhillon

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Lethal Weapon 2

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit

Country: United States

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Tridev

Directed by: Rajiv Rai

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit

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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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The Bobby Heenan Show

Interceptor

Starring: Annabel Croft, Sean O'Kane, Michael Malric-Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Facts:
  • New York Yankees' pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA).
  • In the Republic of Ireland, the Taoiseach Charles Haughey returns to power after Fianna Fáil forms a coalition with the Progressive Democrats.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

A Prayer For Owen Meany

By: John Irving

I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the

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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

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

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Capital Crimes

By: Lawrence Sanders

A story of crime in the highest of places, the White House, as a crazy faith-healer infiltrates the government and threatens the western world as we know it.

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Red Phoenix

By: Larry Bond

In the aftermath of a series of student riots in Seoul, the U.S. Congress rushes a bill into law calling for the complete withdrawal of American troops from South Korea.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

Gates of Zendocon

Gates of Zendocon

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Shoot-'em-up

Publisher: Atari

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

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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Home videos

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

The Fly II

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Stealing Home

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Bull Durham

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Heartbreak Hotel

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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