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Friday January 13, 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 13, 1989). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Beau Mirchoff and Julian Perretta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Prerogative by Bobby Brown. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DJ Boy or Alleyway.
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What the sky looked like on 13 January 1989

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Movies

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

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo

Country: United States

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Baxter

Directed by: Jérôme Boivin

Starring: Lise Delamare, Jean Mercure, Jacques Spiesser, Catherine Ferran

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Winter People

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kelly McGillis, Lloyd Bridges, Mitchell Ryan

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Gleaming the Cube

Directed by: Graeme Clifford

Starring: Christian Slater, Steven Bauer, Richard Herd, Le Tuan

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The January Man

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Starring: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Keitel

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TV Series

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

Dirty Dancing

Directed by: lionsgate

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The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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A Fine Romance

Carrusel

Starring: Gabriela Rivero, Augusto Benedico, Armando Calvo, Odiseo Bichir

Country: Mexico

Dolphin Cove

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joe Spinell: Actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51.
Facts:
  • Friday the 13th virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain
  • Computers across Britain hit by Friday the 13th virus
  • Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence
  • Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq.
  • Jerry Parks, Oklahoma defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 13, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Parting The Waters

By: Taylor Branch

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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The Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

750cc Grand Prix

750cc Grand Prix

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Platform: MSX2, DOS, PC-8801

Publisher: Game Arts Sierra On-Line (DOS)

Alleyway

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Epic MegaGames

DJ Boy

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Kaneko, Sammy

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Home videos

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

Road House

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Scrooged

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

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Disorganized Crime

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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