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Tuesday February 14, 1989, Valentine's Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 14, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Lambert and Nestor Calderon. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Je suis le seigneur du château, directed by Régis Wargnier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Gracie by George Burns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fun House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond the Black Hole or Dr. Plummet's House of Flux.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 14 February 1989

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Movies

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

Je suis le seigneur du château

Directed by: Régis Wargnier

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Dominique Blanc, Régis Arpin, David Behar

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Country: United States

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True Believer

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: James Woods, Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto

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The Mighty Quinn

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Starring: Denzel Washington, Robert Townsend, James Fox, Mimi Rogers

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TV Series

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

Fun House

High Speed Squadron Turboranger

Gideon Oliver

Laura and Disorder

Big World Cafe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
  • Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
  • Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
  • Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
  • Western World - Valentine's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • James Bond: American ornithologist and zoologist (d. 1989).
Facts:
  • Boxer Mike Tyson divorces actress Robin Givens
  • Khomeini orders Moslems to murder Satanic Verses Novelist Rushdie
  • Robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dom Rep
  • African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini issues a fatwa encouraging Muslims to kill the author of The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 14, 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 February 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  5. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  6. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  9. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  10. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

Gracie

By: George Burns

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing

By: Judith L. Rapoport

One boy spends six hours a day washing himself—and still can't believe he will ever be cleanAnother sufferer must check her stove hundreds of times daily to make sure she has

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Midnight

By: Dean R. Koontz

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Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond the Black Hole

Beyond the Black Hole

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Platform: Amiga

688 Attack Sub

688 Attack Sub

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

Memories of Me

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil

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Mr. North

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Jacknife

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Waxwork

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