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Wednesday December 20, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Felipe Castanhari and Allan Hyde. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Education Of A Wandering Man by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ballistix or Cyber Police ESWAT.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 December 1989

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Movies

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

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States

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The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Oh! Mr. Toad

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • American forces launch Operation Just Cause in an attempt to overthrow Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega. 13,000 U.S. troops are sent to occupy Panama City, along with the 12,000 already there.
  • Premier Lubbers sees CDA-party leader Elco Brinkman as successor.
  • United States invasion of Panama: The United States sends troops into Panama to overthrow government of Manuel Noriega.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 20, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1989?

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
  2. Emmanuel - La Chica De Humo
  3. Isabel Pantoja - Se Me Enamora El Alma
  4. Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
  5. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  6. El Que Mas Te Ha Querido - Dyango
  7. Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
  8. No Digas No - Ana Gabriel
  9. Demasiado Tarde - Marisela
  10. Frente A Frente - Los Yonic's

Books

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

Education Of A Wandering Man

By: Louis L'Amour

From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas,

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California Gold

By: John Jakes

One man’s ambitious journey into the heart of California’s gold country becomes a pursuit for limitless wealth in the face of devastating ruinAt the height of California’s Gold Rush, men left

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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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Swan Lake

By: Mark Helprin

The two-time Caldecott medalist illustrates Mark Helprin's enchanting story of the characters in Tchaikovsky's famous ballet.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

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

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Ballistix

Ballistix

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: EU Sizzlers; UK Psyclapse; UK Psyclapse; UK Psygnosis; UK Superior Software; JP Coconuts Japan; NA NEC Technologies

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Platform: Amiga

Cyber Police ESWAT

Cyber Police ESWAT

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Master System

Genre: scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Final Fight

Final Fight

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Mega-CD, ZX Spectrum, Super NES, X68000, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, iOS

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

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

The Fly II

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Madame Sousatzka

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The January Man

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Things Change

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The Presidio

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