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Friday 20 January 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1989). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nic Westaway and Washington. 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 Christmas In America by David Cohen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bruce Lee Lives or American Dream.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 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 20 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bush inaugurated as 41st President and Quayle becomes 44th vice President
  • Reagan becomes 1st President elected in a 0 year, since 1840, to leave office alive
  • George H.W. Bush succeeds Ronald Reagan as the 41st President of the United States of America.
  • George P. Shultz's term as US Secretary of State ends.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 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 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 ?

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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A Bright Shining Lie

By: Neil Sheehan

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

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Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bruce Lee Lives

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

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David Wolf: Secret Agent

David Wolf: Secret Agent

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Dynamix

Risk: The World Conquest Game

Risk: The World Conquest Game

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Virgin Mastertronic International

American Dream

American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Home videos

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

The January Man

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The Mighty Quinn

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Serendipity the Pink Dragon

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The Good Mother

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