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Wednesday January 18, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3 in Three or Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 January 1989

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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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Mystery!: Campion

A Man Called Hawk

E Street

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bruce Chatwin: British writer and traveler who won international acclaim for books which were based on his nomadic lifestyle.
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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 18, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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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 ?

The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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Final Flight

By: Stephen Coonts

The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

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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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Christmas In America

By: David Cohen

Christmas In America: Images Of The Holiday Season By 100 Of America's Leading P

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

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Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, SAM Coupé, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Atari Games Domark (home versions)

3 in Three

3 in Three

Platform: Mac OS

Publisher: Cinemaware Inline Design

Austerlitz

Austerlitz

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Conquests of Camelot

Conquests of Camelot

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Home videos

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

Madame Sousatzka

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Dead Calm

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Serendipity the Pink Dragon

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Heathers

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The Land Before Time

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