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Tuesday August 15, 1989

US date format: 8/15/1989, UK date format: 15/8/1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joe Jonas and Belinda Peregrín Schüll. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Romero, directed by John Duigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Great Plains by Ian Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure or Archipelagos.
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Movies

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

Romero

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

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The Package

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

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Little Monsters

Directed by: Richard Greenberg

Starring: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States of America

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Millennium

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J. Travanti, Robert Joy

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Heart of Dixie

Directed by: Martin Davidson

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Virginia Madsen, Phoebe Cates, Treat Williams

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TV Series

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

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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The Money or the Gun

Saved by the Bell

Antikrundan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Cancer sufferer / SF Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky breaks arm on mound
  • Frederik de Klerk becomes President of South Africa
  • Giorgio Lamberti swims world record 200m free style (1:46.69)
  • In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines
  • US Venus probe Magellan launched from Space shuttle

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  4. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  5. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  6. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  7. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  8. Emmanuel - Quisiera
  9. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne

Books

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

Great Plains

By: Ian Frazier

National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

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The Satanic Verses

By: Salman Rushdie

One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

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Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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Running The Amazon

By: Joe Kane

The voyage began in the lunar terrain of the Peruvian Andes, where coca leaf is the only remedy against altitude sickness.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Platform: NES/Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Taito

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Break In

Break In

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Naxat Soft

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Capstone

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Archipelagos

Archipelagos

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: action/strategy

Publisher: Logotron

Home videos

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

Mr. North

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Eight Men Out

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Jacknife

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The January Man

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Clara's Heart

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