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Saturday February 18, 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 18, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mina Cvetković and Penny Pax. 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 Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fun House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fighter Bomber or Harpoon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 18 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 18 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 18 February
Facts:
  • Sherri Turner wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open / Itoki Pro-Am
  • Steve Garvey marries Candace Thomas while at same time being accused of fathering children by 2 other women

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 18, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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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 ?

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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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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Rivals

By: Janet Dailey

Flame Morgan, the high-class VP of a San Francisco ad agency, is instantly attracted to Chance Stuart, a wealthy, powerful land developer.

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Blind Faith

By: Joe McGinniss

The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bay Route

Bay Route

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game / Run and gun

Publisher: Sega

Harpoon

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics[citation needed], Wargame

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific, PSS

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The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

Dragon Knight

Dragon Knight

Platform: MSX, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16 (PC Engine)

Genre: Eroge, role-playing video game

Publisher: ELF Corporation (PC88, PC98, X68k, MSX) NEC Avenue (PC Engine)

Fighter Bomber

Fighter Bomber

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

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Activision UK

Home videos

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

Say Anything...

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The January Man

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Ghostbusters II

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The Presidio

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Pet Sematary

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