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Monday April 17, 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Avi Kaplan and Zara Aldana. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Miss Firecracker, directed by Thomas Schlamme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Cary Grant by Charles Higham and Roy Moseley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Day of the Viper or The Revenge of Shinobi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 April 1989

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Movies

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

Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

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K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

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Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

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Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

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Fast Food

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Clark Brandon, Randal Patrick, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Round the Twist

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

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Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Facts:
  • Maximum New York State unemployment benefits raised to $245 per week
  • Soviet-US agreement allows Soviets to fight US pros
  • 93rd Boston Marathon won by Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia in 2:09:06.
  • Polish labor union granted legal status.
  • Poland, Solidarity was again legalized and allowed to participate in semi-free elections on June 4.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 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 April 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  4. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  5. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  6. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  7. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  8. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  9. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  10. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio

Books

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

Cary Grant

By: Charles Higham and Roy Moseley

Extensively documented and filled with illuminating comments from Grant's fellow actors, friends, and associates, The Lonely Heart is a fascinating and controversial portrait of an elegant, tormented man, Cary Grant.

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Killshot

By: Elmore Leonard

“[Leonard has] written so many first-rate crime stories that it would be fatuous to say Killshot is his best, but it probably is anyway.”—NewsweekThe

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Billy Bathgate

By: E. L. Doctorow

To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang.

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Citizens

By: Simon Schama

Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Revenge of Shinobi

Platform: Sega Genesis, Mega-Tech

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

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Genesis LPMud

Genesis LPMud

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy RP MUD

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Platform: Commodore 64[2] ZX Spectrum[2] Atari ST[2] Atari 8-bit family[2] Amstrad CPC[2] Amiga

Genre: Association football management

Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Home videos

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

Serendipity the Pink Dragon

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Lean on Me

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Disorganized Crime

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Bambi

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Cousins

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