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Thursday 12 October 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paulo Henrique Ganso and Michelle Wie. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Fat Man and Little Boy, directed by Roland Joffé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Axel's Magic Hammer or Castle Zhagwhar.
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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1989

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Movies

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

Fat Man and Little Boy

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack

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Ghosts Can't Do It

Directed by: John Derek

Starring: Bo Derek, Anthony Quinn, Don Murray, Julie Newmar

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Crimes and Misdemeanors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

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The Fabulous Baker Boys

Directed by: Steve Kloves

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab

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Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Matt Lattanzi, Loryn Locklin, Grant Heslov, Billy Morrissette

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TV Series

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

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Musical Buddy with Paul Hipp premieres in London
  • Herschel Walker is traded from Dallas Cowboys to Minnesota Vikings for 12 players.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 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 October 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  2. Fria como el viento - Luis Miguel
  3. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  4. Lucerito - Cuentame
  5. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  6. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  7. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  8. Por Ti - Yolandita Monge
  9. Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
  10. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela

Books

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

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

By: Allan Gurganus

Allan Gurganus's Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All became an instant classic upon its publication. Critics and readers alike fell in love with the voice of ninety-nine-year-old Lucy Marsden, one of

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Majestic

By: Whitley Strieber

It is time for the truth to be told... On July 2, 1947 something crashed in the desert outside of Roswell, New Mexico.

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Clear And Present Danger

By: Tom Clancy

THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

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I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise

By: Erma Bombeck

This is a heartwarming book about kids surviving cancer. America's favorite family writer brings us the stories of children who have every hope of beating the odds and living to drive

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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

Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Super Famicom, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Caliber .50

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

Don Doko Don

Don Doko Don

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, PC Engine

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

Axel's Magic Hammer

Axel's Magic Hammer

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Home videos

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

Stealing Home

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Dumbo

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Married to the Mob

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The Boatniks

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The Sword in the Stone

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