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Monday 17 July 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laura Caso and Gareth Bale. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Red Phoenix by Larry Bond was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basketball Nightmare or The Final Fantasy Legend.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 July 1989

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Movies

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

Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi

Country: United States

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Turner & Hooch

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Reginald VelJohnson

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Night Game

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Roy Scheider, Karen Young, Lane Smith, Richard Bradford

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Khoj

Directed by: Keshu Ramsay

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Kimi Katkar, Satish Shah

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Cruising Bar

Directed by: Robert Ménard

Starring: Michel Côté, Louise Marleau, Geneviève Rioux, Véronique Le Flaguais

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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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13 East

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laura Caso: American writer and book illustrator, published at age 11 with her book, "Chicken Pox Explosion!" in June 2000.
  • Gareth Bale: Athlete.
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Facts:
  • 1st Test flight of US stealth-bomber
  • Paul McCartney releases This One
  • Reds reliever Kent Tekulve retires after 1,070 appearances
  • The Splash Mountain attraction opens in Critter Country at Disneyland, after five years of planning. The ride features 103 Audio-Animatronic characters, some from the former America Sings attraction. This is the longest flume chute ride in the world.
  • The B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber first flies.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 17, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

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

Books

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

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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My Secret History

By: Paul Theroux

Brilliantly written, erotically charged, My Secret History is Paul Theroux's tour de force. It is the story of Andre Parent, a writer, a world traveller, a lover of every kind of

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Great Plains

By: Ian Frazier

National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

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Love And Marriage

By: Bill Cosby

The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

Circus Caper

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform Action

Publisher: Toho

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Basketball Nightmare

Basketball Nightmare

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Arcade-style basketball

Publisher: Sega

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Platform: Amiga

The Final Fantasy Legend

The Final Fantasy Legend

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

Home videos

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

Dangerous Liaisons

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The Mighty Quinn

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The Great Outdoors

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Gleaming the Cube

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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