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Thursday November 16, 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 16, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremey Chinshue and Sudan Williams. In that special week of November people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future Part II, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Minotaur by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genesis LPMud or Baribari Legend.
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What the sky looked like on 16 November 1989

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Movies

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

Back to the Future Part II

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States

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Willy the Sparrow

Directed by: József Gémes

Starring: Levente Igaz, Klári Tolnay, József Székhelyi, Eszter Kárász

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Valmont

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk

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Prancer

Directed by: John D. Hancock

Starring: Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Rutanya Alda, Abe Vigoda

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Harlem Nights

Directed by: Eddie Murphy

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Gypsy opens at St. James Theater NYC for 477 performances
  • 6 Jesuit priests are killed by El Salvadorian troops
  • South African President F.W. de Klerk announces the scrapping of the Separate Amenities Act.
  • A death squad composed of El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 16, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Minotaur

By: Stephen Coonts

From a New York Times–bestselling author: A military pilot is entangled in the hunt for a Cold War spy selling high-tech secrets to the USSR. Navy pilot Jake Grafton flies fighter jets with ice water in his veins.

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Education Of A Wandering Man

By: Louis L'Amour

From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas,

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Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

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I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise

By: Erma Bombeck

This is a heartwarming book about kids surviving cancer. America's favorite family writer brings us the stories of children who have every hope of beating the odds and living to drive

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Genesis LPMud

Genesis LPMud

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy RP MUD

Future Wars

Future Wars

Platform: PC (DOS), Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Delphine Software

Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

Dynasty Wars

Dynasty Wars

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Caliber .50

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

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

Home videos

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

Ben and Me

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Scrooged

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Lean on Me

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Her Alibi

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True Believer

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