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Saturday 15 April 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andre Kinney . In that special week of April people in US were listening to She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Fortune by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jim Henson Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ganbare Goemon 2 or Codename: ICEMAN.
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TV Series

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

Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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You Rang, M'Lord?

Starring: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rainbow

Starring: Imogen Stubbs, Martin Wenner, Jane Gurnett, Colin Tarrant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Field of Dreams

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Pet Sematary

Directed by: Mary Lambert

Starring: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne

Country: United States

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Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Cyborg

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn

Country: United States

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Major League

Directed by: David Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 95 crushed to death at Sheffield Soccer Stadium in England
  • South African / British Olympic runner Zola Budd marries
  • Then largest lottery in North America ($69M) drawn in Illinois
  • Sue Marchiano wins third World Cup female marathon (2:30:48).
  • Students in Beijing pro-democracy protests.

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Books

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

The Fortune

By: Michael Korda

Twenty-four-year-old Alexa Walden secretly married 64-year-old millionaire Arthur Bannerman. And after his death, Alexa finds herself tainted with scandal and pitted against the powerful and privileged world of the New York

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Innumeracy

By: John Allen Paulos

Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first published in 1988, argues that

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Intellectuals

By: Paul Johnson

A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blazing Lazers

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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Ganbare Goemon 2

Platform: Famicom, i-revo

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Konami

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Codename: ICEMAN

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game, partially Submarine simulator

Publisher: Sierra

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F-1 Pilot

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

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Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Data East

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