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Sunday December 17, 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include André Ayew and Taylor York. In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while California Gold by John Jakes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Risk: The World Conquest Game 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 December 1989

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Movies

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

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States

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The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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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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The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1989 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Brazil elects conservative Fernando Collor de Mello President
  • Patti Rizzo / Mike Hill wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
  • 78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2).
  • The first full length episode of The Simpsons TV show in the US, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", premieres on Fox-TV.
  • Fernando Collor de Mello defeats Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, becoming the first democratically elected President in almost 30 years.

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Sport Games on 17 December 1989

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - San Francisco 49ers : 10 - 21
  • Green Bay Packers - Chicago Bears : 40 - 28
  • Houston Oilers - Cincinnati Bengals : 7 - 61
  • Los Angeles Raiders - Seattle Seahawks : 17 - 23
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 17, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

California Gold

By: John Jakes

One man’s ambitious journey into the heart of California’s gold country becomes a pursuit for limitless wealth in the face of devastating ruinAt the height of California’s Gold Rush, men left

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The Dark Half

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “wondrously frightening” (Publishers Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller about a writer’s horrific and haunting pseudonym.“I’m back...I’m back from the dead and you don’t seem glad to see me at all, you ungrateful ...

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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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The Tempting Of America

By: Robert H. Bork

Judge Bork shares a personal account of the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on his nomination as well as his view on politics versus the law.

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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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Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc; NA Asmik Corporation of America

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Drakkhen

Drakkhen

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, SNES, PC-98, FM Towns Marty, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Infogrames

Boxxle

Platform: Game Boy Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fujisankei Communications International

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Risk: The World Conquest Game

Risk: The World Conquest Game

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Virgin Mastertronic International

Home videos

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

Tequila Sunrise

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil

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Eight Men Out

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The Dead Pool

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Big Business

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