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Thursday 16 March 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 16, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blake Griffin and Theo Walcott. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Francesco, directed by Liliana Cavani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Straight to the Heart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China or Day of the Viper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 March 1989

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Movies

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

Francesco

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Helena Bonham Carter, Andréa Ferréol, Nikolaus Dutsch

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Troop Beverly Hills

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

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Sonny Boy

Directed by: Robert Martin Carroll

Starring: David Carradine, Paul L. Smith, Brad Dourif, Conrad Janis

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Fletch Lives

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey

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Leviathan

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Molle mit Korn

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Anything But Love

Directed by: Jay Billion/Jason M. Evans

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A Touch of Spice

Directed by: Tasso Boulmetis

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The Women of Brewster Place

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union approves agricultural reforms allowing farmers the right to lease state-owned farms for life.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 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 March 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  3. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  4. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  5. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  6. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  7. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  8. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  9. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  10. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO

Books

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

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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Parting The Waters

By: Taylor Branch

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

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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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A Season In Hell

By: Jack Higgins

A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

Ganbare Goemon 2

Ganbare Goemon 2

Platform: Famicom, i-revo

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Konami

Emerald Dragon

Emerald Dragon

Platform: PC-8801 Mk. II SR, PC-9801 VM/UV, X68000, MSX2, FM Towns, PC Engine, Super Famicom

Genre: RPG, Adventure game

Publisher: Basho House (PC88, PC98) Glodia (X68000, MSX2, FM Towns) NEC Home Electronics (PC Engine) MediaWorks (SFC)

Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Demon's World/Horror Story

Demon's World/Horror Story

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine (as Horror Story)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation Toaplan (in some regions)

Home videos

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

Scrooged

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Disorganized Crime

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Who's Harry Crumb?

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

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Great Balls of Fire!

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