Sunday September 17, 1989

US date format: 9/17/1989, UK date format: 17/9/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danielle Brooks and Paige Houden. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Black Rain, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alien Nation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rick Dangerous or The Revenge of Shinobi.
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Movies

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Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Country: United States of America

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A Dry White Season

Directed by: Euzhan Palcy

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

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Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman, Michael Rooker

Country: United States of America

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The Blood of Heroes

Directed by: David Webb Peoples

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Delroy Lindo, Anna Katarina

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Chattahoochee

Directed by: Mick Jackson

Starring: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

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TV Series

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

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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The Paradise Club

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jay Stewart: Annoucer on Lets Make a Deal, commits...
Facts:
  • 41st Emmy Awards: LA Law, Cheers, Dana Delany and Candice Bergen win
  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
  • Hurricane Hugo begins four day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62.

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Books

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

By: Mary Higgins Clark

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The Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics …

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Summer Of '49

By: David Halberstam

With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

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The Russia House

By: John le Carré

John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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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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Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rainbird Software

E-Type

E-Type

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Gigandes

Gigandes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: East Technology

Home videos

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

Young Guns

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Running on Empty

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Ernest Saves Christmas

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Bambi

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The Wizard of Oz

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