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Thursday July 20, 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 20, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brooke Candy and Alex Evans. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventures of Lolo or Darius II.
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What the sky looked like on 20 July 1989

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Movies

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

Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi

Country: United States

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Turner & Hooch

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Reginald VelJohnson

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Night Game

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Roy Scheider, Karen Young, Lane Smith, Richard Bradford

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Khoj

Directed by: Keshu Ramsay

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Kimi Katkar, Satish Shah

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Cruising Bar

Directed by: Robert Ménard

Starring: Michel Côté, Louise Marleau, Geneviève Rioux, Véronique Le Flaguais

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TV Series

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

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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13 East

The Great TV Game Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 July
Famous Deaths:
  • Marie-Madeleine Fourcade: French Resistance member, the leader of the network "Alliance", under the code name "Hérisson" ("Hedgehog") after the arrest of its former leader, Georges Loustaunau-Lacau, during the occupation of France in the Second World War.
  • Mary Treen: Actress (Career, Rock-a-bye Baby), dies at 71.
Facts:
  • Burma government puts Author Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest
  • Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's show opens at Washington, D.C.'s Project for the Arts after the Smithsonian Institution's Corcoran Gallery cancels it.
  • Burma's ruling junta puts opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 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 July 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  4. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
  5. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  6. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
  7. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  8. AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
  9. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  10. Emmanuel - Quisiera

Books

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

The Russia House

By: John le Carré

John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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A Woman Named Jackie

By: C. David Heymann

This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

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Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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The Good Times

By: Russell Baker

"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventures of Lolo

Adventures of Lolo

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle-Action

Publisher: HAL America Nintendo (3DS and Wii U Virtual Console)

Austerlitz

Austerlitz

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Caliber .50

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

Darius II

Darius II

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Boy, PC Engine (Super CD-ROM²), Master System, Sega Saturn, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP NEC (PCECD) EU SEGA (SMS) SA Tec Toy (MD/SMS); JP NEC (PCECD); EU SEGA (SMS); SA Tec Toy (MD/SMS)

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Home videos

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

The Mighty Quinn

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Weekend at Bernie's

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She's Out of Control

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The Good Mother

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Punchline

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