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Thursday 19 October 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nikolija and Miroslav Stoch. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Kill Me Again, directed by John Dahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bumpy or Cosmic Wars.
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What the sky looked like on 19 October 1989

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Movies

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

Kill Me Again

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Pat Mulligan, Nick Dimitri

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Immediate Family

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon

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Worth Winning

Directed by: Will Mackenzie

Starring: Mark Harmon, Madeleine Stowe, Lesley Ann Warren, Maria Holvoe

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Shocker

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, John Tesh, Heather Langenkamp

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Fat Man and Little Boy

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack

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TV Series

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

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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Zwei Münchner in Hamburg

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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
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Facts:
  • Dangerous Games opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • The Wonders of Life pavilion opens at Walt Disney World's Epcot in Orlando, Florida.
  • The convictions of the Guildford Four are quashed by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, after they had spent 15 years in prison.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

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The Writing Life

By: Annie Dillard

Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Harpoon

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

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

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific, PSS

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Final Lap Twin

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Racing RPG

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

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Bumpy

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

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Cosmic Wars

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Konami

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Baseball Stars

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SNK

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Home videos

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

Midnight Run

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True Believer

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Mississippi Burning

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Major League

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Troop Beverly Hills

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