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Thursday August 17, 1989

US date format: 8/17/1989, UK date format: 17/8/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lil B and Farah Abdullah. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Romero, directed by John Duigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Good Times by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DuckTales or Golden Axe.
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Movies

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

Romero

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

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The Package

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

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Little Monsters

Directed by: Richard Greenberg

Starring: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States of America

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Millennium

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J. Travanti, Robert Joy

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Heart of Dixie

Directed by: Martin Davidson

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Virginia Madsen, Phoebe Cates, Treat Williams

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TV Series

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

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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The Money or the Gun

Saved by the Bell

Antikrundan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken moves into 3rd place (1,208th cons game)

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Planetary positions on August 17, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  4. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  5. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  6. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  7. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  8. Emmanuel - Quisiera
  9. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne

Books

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

The Good Times

By: Russell Baker

"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

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The Negotiator

By: Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States.

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Red Phoenix

By: Larry Bond

In the aftermath of a series of student riots in Seoul, the U.S. Congress rushes a bill into law calling for the complete withdrawal of American troops from South Korea.

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Running The Amazon

By: Joe Kane

The voyage began in the lunar terrain of the Peruvian Andes, where coca leaf is the only remedy against altitude sickness.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ALF

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

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Golden Axe

Golden Axe

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis, Master System, DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad, Commodore 64, iOS, PC Engine CD, WonderSwan Color, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

E-Type

E-Type

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

DuckTales

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Jaleco

Home videos

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

Midnight Run

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Hot to Trot

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Clara's Heart

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The Thin Blue Line

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Pet Sematary

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