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Friday February 17, 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chord Overstreet and Jenn Aguirre. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Je suis le seigneur du château, directed by Régis Wargnier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Midnight by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fun House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Prince of Persia or Gazza's Superstar Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1989

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Movies

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

Je suis le seigneur du château

Directed by: Régis Wargnier

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Dominique Blanc, Régis Arpin, David Behar

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Country: United States

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True Believer

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: James Woods, Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto

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The Mighty Quinn

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Starring: Denzel Washington, Robert Townsend, James Fox, Mimi Rogers

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TV Series

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

Fun House

High Speed Squadron Turboranger

Gideon Oliver

Laura and Disorder

Big World Cafe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lefty Gomez: New York Yankees pitching great, dies at age 80.
Facts:
  • 6-week study of Arctic atmosphere shows no ozone hole
  • Former baseball player / manager Leo Durocher injured in a car crash
  • Orel Hershiser, Dodger pitcher signs record US$7.9 million, three-year contract.
  • Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya form common market.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 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 February 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  5. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  6. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  9. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  10. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

Midnight

By: Dean R. Koontz

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Cat'S Eye

By: Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

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Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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The Lyre Of Orpheus

By: Robertson Davies

A magnificent, new novel from a masterful writer--the conclusion to the trilogy that began with The Rebel Angels and continued in the bestselling What's Bred in the Bone.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Empire Interactive

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

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Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Hi-Score; NA Nexoft Corporation

Blazing Lazers

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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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?

Mr. North

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Disorganized Crime

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Poltergeist III

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Great Balls of Fire!

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Everybody's All-American

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