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Saturday 18 February 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vicente and Tamina Pollack-Paris. 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. The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, 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 Just Say Julie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DuckTales or Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Just Say Julie

Starring: Celia J. Arden, Julie Brown, Paul Brown, Ned Gill

Country: United States

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States

USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States

Visiting... with Huell Howser

Starring: Huell Howser

Country: United States

Night After Night

Starring: Beth Laufer, Allan Havey, Steve Bannos

Country: United States

Movies

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

The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin

Country: United States

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Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher

Country: United States

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Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
Famous Birthdays:
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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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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

DuckTales

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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Batman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Harpoon

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

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

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific, PSS

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Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Data East

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