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Thursday 14 September 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 14, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Logan Henderson and Lee Jong-suk. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Black Rain, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Good Times by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alien Nation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Money or Castlevania: The Adventure.
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What the sky looked like on 14 September 1989

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Movies

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

Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Country: United States

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A Dry White Season

Directed by: Euzhan Palcy

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

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The Blood of Heroes

Directed by: David Webb Peoples

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Delroy Lindo, Anna Katarina

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Chattahoochee

Directed by: Mick Jackson

Starring: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

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Staying Together

Directed by: Lee Grant

Starring: Sean Astin, Stockard Channing, Melinda Dillon, Jim Haynie

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TV Series

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

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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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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The Paradise Club

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Facts:
  • Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in the USSR, win 4-2
  • Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
  • September 17–22 ndash Hurricane Hugo devastates the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, causing at least 71 deaths and $8 billion in damage.
  • The Catholic Church calls for removal of the Carmelite convent located near the former Auschwitz concentration camp, whose presence had offended some Jewish leaders.
  • Explosion of UTA Flight 772 over Niger, killing all 171 people on board. The Islamic Jihad Organization claims responsibility.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 14, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Good Times

By: Russell Baker

"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, 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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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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The Writing Life

By: Annie Dillard

Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

Blood Money

Blood Money

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC (MS-DOS)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

Castlevania: The Adventure

Castlevania: The Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Virtual Console (3DS)

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Black Gold

Black Gold

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: reLINE Software Rainbow Arts

Home videos

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

Disorganized Crime

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Major League

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Dead Ringers

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Clara's Heart

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Troop Beverly Hills

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