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Sunday 16 April 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shay Johnson . 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 Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jim Henson Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventures of Lolo or Friday the 13th.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 16 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st Seniors Golf Tradition: Don Bies wins
  • Pat Bradley wins LPGA AI Star / Centinela Hospital Golf Classic
  • Costa Rica beats US 1-0, in third round of 1990 world soccer cup.
  • Zeleka Metaferia wins third World Cup marathon (2:10:28).
  • Berendrechtsluis opens in Antwerp, biggest flood lock in world.

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Books

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

Blind Faith

By: Joe McGinniss

The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

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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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A Prayer For Owen Meany

By: John Irving

I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the

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The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul

By: Douglas Adams

When a passenger check-in desk at London's Heathrow Airport disappears in a ball of orange flame, the explosion is deemed an act of God.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gang Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP SNK; NA SNK

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Capstone

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Adventures of Lolo

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle-Action

Publisher: HAL America Nintendo (3DS and Wii U Virtual Console)

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Face Off!

Platform: PC, Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GameStar

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Friday the 13th

Platform: NES

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: LJN

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