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Wednesday August 16, 1989

US date format: 8/16/1989, UK date format: 16/8/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alice Raucoules and Moussa Sissoko. 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 Talking God by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing David Wolf: Secret Agent or Caliber .50.
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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 16 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • Roger Kingdom of USA sets the 110m hurdle record (12.92) in Zurich, Switzerland.
  • A solar flare from the Sun creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips, leading to a halt of all trading on Toronto's stock market.
  • August 17 ampndash Woodstock '89 festival.

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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 ?

Talking God

By: Tony Hillerman

Reunited by a grave robber and a corpse, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is trying to determine the identity of a murder victim, while Officer Jim Chee is arresting Smithsonian

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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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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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Love And Marriage

By: Bill Cosby

The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

David Wolf: Secret Agent

David Wolf: Secret Agent

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Dynamix

Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

Caliber .50

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

Cyber Police ESWAT

Cyber Police ESWAT

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Master System

Genre: scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

Miracle Mile

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They Live

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Mac and Me

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Tequila Sunrise

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Rain Man

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