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Wednesday April 19, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 19, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alia Shawkat and Jessica Jung. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Miss Firecracker, directed by Thomas Schlamme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball or Chip's Challenge.
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What the sky looked like on 19 April 1989

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Movies

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

Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

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K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

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Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

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Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

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Fast Food

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Clark Brandon, Randal Patrick, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Round the Twist

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

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Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Daphne Du Maurier: British writer and noted family, the second of three daughters of the famous actor-manager Gerald duMaurier.
Facts:
  • Gun turret explodes on USS Iowa, killing 47 sailors
  • Republic Day in Sierra Leone
  • Kevin Elster (New York Mets), sets errorless shortstop mark at 73.
  • Trisha Meili is savagely attacked while jogging in New York City's Central Park; as her identity remains secret for years, she becomes known as the "Central Park Jogger."
  • Seven crew members die when a gun turret explodes on the U.S. battleship Iowa.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 19, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  4. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  5. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  6. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  7. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  8. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  9. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  10. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio

Books

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

We Are Still Married

By: Garrison Keillor

“Garrison Keillor made it possible, after twenty years of black humor…to be both funny and nice, hip and winsome, scathing and loving, all in the flick of a single many-barbed quip——The Washington

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Killshot

By: Elmore Leonard

“[Leonard has] written so many first-rate crime stories that it would be fatuous to say Killshot is his best, but it probably is anyway.”—NewsweekThe

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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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Intellectuals

By: Paul Johnson

A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional basketball with arcade-like elements

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Dynasty Wars

Dynasty Wars

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Data East

Chip's Challenge

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atari (Atari Lynx); U.S. Gold (Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum); Epyx (MS-DOS); Microsoft Home (Windows)

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Home videos

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

Imagine: John Lennon

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The Wizard of Oz

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Fletch Lives

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Eight Men Out

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Vampire's Kiss

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