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Monday 17 July 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laura Caso . 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. When Harry Met Sally..., directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Interceptor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel or Curse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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Absolutely

Starring: Peter Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Jack Docherty, Moray Hunter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

When Harry Met Sally...

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Licence to Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell

Country: United States

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Lethal Weapon 2

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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Weekend at Bernie's

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart

Country: United States

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Do the Right Thing

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Country: United States

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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.
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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1989?

  • Time: Tawanah Griggs from Bartlesville Mid-High School yearbook.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9181
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pete Rose -- July 10, 1989

Books

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

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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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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Capital Crimes

By: Lawrence Sanders

A story of crime in the highest of places, the White House, as a crazy faith-healer infiltrates the government and threatens the western world as we know it.

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A classic thriller by the Queen of suspense.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Cyan Worlds

Dynamite Duke

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Master System, X68000

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (arcade) Sega (SMS, Genesis)

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Curse

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Micronet

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Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

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Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/EU Toaplan; NA Romstar; NA Dreamworks; KR Dooyong


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