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Wednesday January 18, 1989

US date format: 1/18/1989, UK date format: 18/1/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 18, 1989). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chen Long and Hannah Michalak. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. The Siege of Firebase Gloria, directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aleste 2 or Dangerous Seed.
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Movies

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

The Siege of Firebase Gloria

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Starring: Wings Hauser, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Arevalo, Mark Neely

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Ram Lakhan

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

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Three Fugitives

Directed by: Francis Veber

Starring: Nick Nolte, Martin Short, Sarah Rowland Doroff, James Earl Jones

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Physical Evidence

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Theresa Russell, Ned Beatty, Kay Lenz

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American Rampage

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Kary Jane, Thomas Elliott, Troy Donahue, Sam Hill

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TV Series

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

Dirty Dancing

Directed by: lionsgate

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The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

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Mystery!: Campion

A Man Called Hawk

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Facts:
  • Candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey
  • IBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988
  • Otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations, and Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup.
  • Astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  3. Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
  4. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  5. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  6. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  9. Mijares - Uno Entre Mil
  10. EN LA NOCHE - Emmanuel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
  2. Crackers International (EP) - Erasure
  3. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  4. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  5. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance

Books

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

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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A Season In Hell

By: Jack Higgins

A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot

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Child Star

By: Shirley Temple Black

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B.A.T.

B.A.T.

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

Genre: Adventure, role-playing video game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Aleste 2

Aleste 2

Platform: MSX2, Windows

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Compile

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Ghouls 'n Ghosts

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, CP System, Commodore 64, Sharp X68000, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, SuperGrafx, Sega Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, Virtual Console, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Run and gun, Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

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Black Gold

Black Gold

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: reLINE Software Rainbow Arts

Home videos

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

The Accused

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

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Major League

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