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Tuesday 20 June 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Javier Pastore and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Satisfied by Richard Marx. In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mornin' Sarge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fight or Gang Wars.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger

Country: United States

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Ghostbusters II

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Directed by: William Shatner

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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Starring: Peter Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Jack Docherty, Moray Hunter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1989 ?

  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1989?

  • Time: Picture of a Chinese man standing in front of tank
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9177
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Massacre in Beijing -- June 12, 1989


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

We Are Still Married

By: Garrison Keillor

“Garrison Keillor made it possible, after twenty years of black humor…to be both funny and nice, hip and winsome, scathing and loving, all in the flick of a single many-barbed quip——The Washington

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The Andy Warhol Diaries

By: Pat Hackett

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the bestselling classic is introduced to a new generation-with an added preface by Warhol's diarist and long-time friend, Pat Hackett, contemplating Warhol's lasting cultural impact.

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The Negotiator

By: Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States.

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By: Simon Schama

Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Face Off!

Platform: PC, Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: GameStar

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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

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Gang Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP SNK; NA SNK

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Beach Volley

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

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd

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Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Super Famicom, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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