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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 The Ragman'S Son by Kirk Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Curse or Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact.
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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Books

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

The Ragman'S Son

By: Kirk Douglas

Charts the rise of Kirk Douglas, son of an illiterate Russian-Jewish ragman. This book tells of a childhood of poverty and the father whose presence had a profound effect on his

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The Queen Of The Damned

By: Anne Rice

In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

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A Season In Hell

By: Jack Higgins

A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Curse

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Micronet

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Castlevania: The Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Virtual Console (3DS)

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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The Final Fantasy Legend

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

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

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Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Platform: MSX2, DOS, PC-8801

Publisher: Game Arts Sierra On-Line (DOS)

Camelot

Platform: Acorn Electron[1] BBC Micro

Genre: Action/adventure platform game

Publisher: Superior Software Blue Ribbon Acornsoft

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Home videos

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

Mac and Me

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The Boatniks

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Ben and Me

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Ruthless People

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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