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Friday March 17, 1989, St. Patrick's Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shinji Kagawa and Blake Griffin. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Francesco, directed by Liliana Cavani, 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 Straight to the Heart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels or The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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What the sky looked like on 17 March 1989

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Movies

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

Francesco

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Helena Bonham Carter, Andréa Ferréol, Nikolaus Dutsch

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Troop Beverly Hills

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

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Sonny Boy

Directed by: Robert Martin Carroll

Starring: David Carradine, Paul L. Smith, Brad Dourif, Conrad Janis

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Fletch Lives

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey

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Leviathan

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Molle mit Korn

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Anything But Love

Directed by: Jay Billion/Jason M. Evans

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A Touch of Spice

Directed by: Tasso Boulmetis

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The Women of Brewster Place

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • Chu Chem opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 44 performances
  • Dorothy Cudahy is 1st female grand marshal of St. Patrick Day Parade
  • The Civic Tower of Pavia, built in the 14th century, crumbles down.
  • Alfredo Cristiani is elected President of El Salvador.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 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 March 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  3. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  4. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  5. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  6. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  7. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  8. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  9. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  10. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO

Books

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

Midnight

By: Dean R. Koontz

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The Edge

By: Dick Francis

A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

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Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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A Bright Shining Lie

By: Neil Sheehan

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kemco

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA

Dynamite Duke

Dynamite Duke

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

Genre: Cabal shooter

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

Final Lap Twin

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Racing RPG

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

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All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

Platform: Super Famicom Mobile phones

Genre: Wrestling

Publisher: Tecmo

Home videos

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

Imagine: John Lennon

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A World Apart

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The Thin Blue Line

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Everybody's All-American

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Troop Beverly Hills

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