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Thursday 17 August 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position 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 All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure or The Revenge of Shinobi.
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What the sky looked like on 17 August 1989

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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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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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Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States

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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 this day

Planetary positions on August 17, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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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 ?

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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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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The Satanic Verses

By: Salman Rushdie

One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

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Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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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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Arbalester

Arbalester

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: SETA

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Irem

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Capstone

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Home videos

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

Mac and Me

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

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Married to the Mob

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Great Balls of Fire!

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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