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Friday 13 October 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 13, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Slimane (singer) and Breno Borges. 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 The Minotaur by Stephen Coonts 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 Day of the Viper or Future Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 13 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 13 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bob Quinn resigns as New York Yankee VP / GM and replaced by Harding Peterson
  • Dow Jones down 190.58 points
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges 190.58 points, or 6.91 percent, to close at 2,569.26 most likely after the junk bond market collapses. This mini-crash becomes known as the Friday the 13th mini-crash.
  • Jay Ward, animator (Rocky and His Friends), dies at age 69 of cancer.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 13, 1989 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

The Minotaur

By: Stephen Coonts

From a New York Times–bestselling author: A military pilot is entangled in the hunt for a Cold War spy selling high-tech secrets to the USSR. Navy pilot Jake Grafton flies fighter jets with ice water in his veins.

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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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Silent Partner

By: Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex Delaware encounters a face from his own past—Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left

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Tales From Margaritaville

By: Jimmy Buffett

Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

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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

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

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DuckTales

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

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?

Mystic Pizza

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

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Lock Up

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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