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Sunday 13 August 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 13, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Olympe (singer) and Tomohawk1989 . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Talking God by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gigandes or Darius II.
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What the sky looked like on 13 August 1989

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Movies

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

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States

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Let It Ride

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen, Jennifer Tilly

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Blood Red

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Eric Roberts, Giancarlo Giannini, Dennis Hopper, Burt Young

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The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States

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Skinheads

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Chuck Connors, Barbara Bain, Jason Culp, Brian Brophy

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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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Tieta

An Invitation to Remember

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tim Richmond: American race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS (born 1955).
  • Larkin Smith: American politician (Born 1944).
Facts:
  • 2 hot-air balloon crash at Alice Springs Australia, 13 killed
  • 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes Golf Club - Illinois
  • US space shuttle STS-28 lands.
  • P. W. Botha resigns as President of South Africa.
  • The Sega Genesis is released in North America.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 13, 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 August 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  4. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  5. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  6. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  7. Emmanuel - Quisiera
  8. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
  9. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne

Books

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

Talking God

By: Tony Hillerman

Reunited by a grave robber and a corpse, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is trying to determine the identity of a murder victim, while Officer Jim Chee is arresting Smithsonian

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Love And Marriage

By: Bill Cosby

The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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Summer Of '49

By: David Halberstam

With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

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The Temple Of My Familiar

By: Alice Walker

First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

Platform: DOS Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

After The War

After The War

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Coin-op

Genre: Action

Publisher: Dinamic Software

Avoid the Noid

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: ShareData

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Darius II

Darius II

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Boy, PC Engine (Super CD-ROM²), Master System, Sega Saturn, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP NEC (PCECD) EU SEGA (SMS) SA Tec Toy (MD/SMS); JP NEC (PCECD); EU SEGA (SMS); SA Tec Toy (MD/SMS)

Gigandes

Gigandes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: East Technology

Home videos

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

Mississippi Burning

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A Fish Called Wanda

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Midnight Run

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The Thin Blue Line

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Loverboy

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