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Saturday December 16, 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 16, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nya Lee and Vincent Cyr. In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf! or Digital Champ: Battle Boxing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 December 1989

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Movies

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

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States

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The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Silvana Mangano: Italian actress who became a sultry star in 1949 with her role in "Bitter Rice.
  • Lee Van Cleef: One of the great movie villains, Lee Van Cleef started out as an accountant.
  • Oscar Alfredo Galvez: Argentine racing driver (Born 1913).
  • Aileen Pringle: Actress (Age of Consent, Convicted, Night Parade).
Facts:
  • Protests break out in Timisoara in response to an attempt by the government to evict dissident Hungarian pastor Laszlo Tokes.
  • Walter LeRoy Moody begins his terrorist bombing streak when he sends Judge Robert Smith Vance a bomb in the mail, instantly killing him near his house in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Sport Games on 16 December 1989

NFL
American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 0 - 15
  • Denver Broncos - Phoenix Cardinals : 37 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 16, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Eleventh Hour

By: Graeme Base

When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all ...

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The Dark Half

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “wondrously frightening” (Publishers Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller about a writer’s horrific and haunting pseudonym.“I’m back...I’m back from the dead and you don’t seem glad to see me at all, you ungrateful ...

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Straight

By: Dick Francis

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

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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

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kemco

Crime Fighters

Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

The 'Burbs

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Dumbo

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Big Business

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Heartbreak Hotel

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