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Thursday February 16, 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 16, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Olsen and Danielle Haim. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Je suis le seigneur du château, directed by Régis Wargnier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fun House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cameltry or Dragon Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 February 1989

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Movies

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

Je suis le seigneur du château

Directed by: Régis Wargnier

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Dominique Blanc, Régis Arpin, David Behar

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Country: United States

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True Believer

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: James Woods, Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto

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The Mighty Quinn

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Starring: Denzel Washington, Robert Townsend, James Fox, Mimi Rogers

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TV Series

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

Fun House

High Speed Squadron Turboranger

Gideon Oliver

Laura and Disorder

Big World Cafe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage
  • Orel Hershiser, Dodger pitcher signs $7.9M-3 year contract
  • Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, and North Yemen form common market.
  • Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox pitcher signs record US$7.5 million, three-year contract.
  • William Hayden becomes governor-General of Australia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 16, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  5. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  6. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  9. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  10. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

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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Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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The Lyre Of Orpheus

By: Robertson Davies

A magnificent, new novel from a masterful writer--the conclusion to the trilogy that began with The Rebel Angels and continued in the bestselling What's Bred in the Bone.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ghost Lion

Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

Cameltry

Cameltry

Platform: Arcade game, SNES, FM Towns, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platformer/Racing

Publisher: Taito

Avoid the Noid

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: ShareData

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American Dream

American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Dragon Wars

Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

No Holds Barred

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Dream a Little Dream

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

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Married to the Mob

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Poltergeist III

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