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Friday 12 May 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eleftheria Eleftheriou and Catalina Robayo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Do the Right Thing, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Future Wars or 3 in Three.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1989 or at May 12 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1989

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Movies

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

Do the Right Thing

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

Country: United States

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Sweetie

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Geneviève Lemon, Karen Colston, Tom Lycos, Jon Darling

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Road House

Directed by: Rowdy Herrington

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara

Country: United States

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Round the Twist

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

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Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Entertainment Tonight performs their 2,000th TV performance
  • Last graffiti-covered New York City subway car retired.
  • Retired British pilot Jack Mann is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 May 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  4. AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
  5. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  6. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  7. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  8. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  9. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  10. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart
  2. Ferry Cross The Mersey - Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman
  3. Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
  4. The Bangles - Eternal Flame
  5. London Boys - Requiem

Books

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

Star

By: Danielle Steel

Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

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Citizens

By: Simon Schama

Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

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About Face

By: David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman

Called “everything a twentieth century war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this national bestseller by Colonel David H.

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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 ?

Future Wars

Future Wars

Platform: PC (DOS), Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Delphine Software

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

3 in Three

3 in Three

Platform: Mac OS

Publisher: Cinemaware Inline Design

F-1 Pilot

F-1 Pilot

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

Chicago 90

Chicago 90

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Action, racing game

Publisher: Microïds

Home videos

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

Phantasm II

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No Holds Barred

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Jacknife

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The Great Outdoors

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