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Friday 20 October 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 20, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yanina Wickmayer and Jess Glynne. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Kill Me Again, directed by John Dahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Day of the Viper or Archipelagos.
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What the sky looked like on 20 October 1989

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Movies

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

Kill Me Again

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Pat Mulligan, Nick Dimitri

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Immediate Family

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon

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Worth Winning

Directed by: Will Mackenzie

Starring: Mark Harmon, Madeleine Stowe, Lesley Ann Warren, Maria Holvoe

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Shocker

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, John Tesh, Heather Langenkamp

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Fat Man and Little Boy

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack

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TV Series

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

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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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Anthony Quayle: England, United Kingdom -- Actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia).
Facts:
  • Pakistan win Sharjah Trophy over India and WI on round-robin
  • US Senate impeaches US District Judge Alcee L Hastings.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 20, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Fria como el viento - Luis Miguel
  2. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  3. Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
  4. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  5. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  6. Lucerito - Cuentame
  7. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  8. Por Ti - Yolandita Monge
  9. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  10. Lo Que Paso Entre Tu Y Yo...Paso - Luis Enrique

Books

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

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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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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From Beirut To Jerusalem

By: Thomas L. Friedman

"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to

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Love'S Executioner

By: Irvin D. Yalom

The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Dynamite Duke

Dynamite Duke

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Master System, X68000

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (arcade) Sega (SMS, Genesis)

Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Archipelagos

Archipelagos

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: action/strategy

Publisher: Logotron

Home videos

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

My Stepmother is an Alien

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Ghostbusters II

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The Wizard of Oz

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Working Girl

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The Thin Blue Line

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