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Thursday April 20, 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 20, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carlos Valdes (actor) and Carlos Valdes. 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 A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact or Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.
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What the sky looked like on 20 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 20 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
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Facts:
  • NATO debates modernising short range missiles although the U.S. and U.K. are in favour, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl obtains a concession deferring a decision.
  • Students from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, and Nanjing begin protesting in Tiananmen Square.
  • Zaid al-Rifai resigns as Prime Minister of Jordan in the wake of riots over government imposed price hikes that began on April 18.
  • Noboru Takeshita resigns as Prime Minister of Japan in the wake of a stock-trading scandal.
  • The term of Baginda Almutawakkil Alallah Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Sultan Ismail as the 8th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia ends.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 20, 1989 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

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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The Edge

By: Dick Francis

A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

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Blind Faith

By: Joe McGinniss

The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

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Cat'S Eye

By: Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Platform: MSX2, DOS, PC-8801

Publisher: Game Arts Sierra On-Line (DOS)

Alleyway

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Final Fantasy Legend

The Final Fantasy Legend

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

Blazing Lazers

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Capstone

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Home videos

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

Dangerous Liaisons

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Tequila Sunrise

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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

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The January Man

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Mr. North

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