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Tuesday 21 February 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scout Taylor-Compton and Corbin Bleu. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while A Season In Hell by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Forever Green. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman: The Video Game or Bay Route.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 February 1989

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Movies

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

Scandal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

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Skin Deep

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Ritter, Vincent Gardenia, Alyson Reed, Joel Brooks

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Out Cold

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: John Lithgow, Teri Garr, Laura Alcalde, Madison Arnold

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Je suis le seigneur du château

Directed by: Régis Wargnier

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Dominique Blanc, Régis Arpin, David Behar

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Forever Green

Clarke & Dawe

Miguel Servet (La sangre y la ceniza)

Hard Time on Planet Earth

Beppie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US capture record 820 lbs of heroin ($1 B street value)[dup]
  • Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling.
  • US bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 pounds heroin ($1 billion street value).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 21, 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 February 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  5. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  6. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  7. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  8. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  9. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  10. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

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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The Edge

By: Dick Francis

A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

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The Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bay Route

Bay Route

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game / Run and gun

Publisher: Sega

Batman: The Video Game

Batman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

Drakkhen

Drakkhen

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, SNES, PC-98, FM Towns Marty, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Infogrames

Cosmic Wars

Cosmic Wars

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Konami

Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, FM-7, MSX 2, TurboGrafx-CD, Super Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive, Satellaview, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Virtual Console

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Nihon Falcom, Hudson Soft (TCD)

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Home videos

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

Madame Sousatzka

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Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

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Talk Radio

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Punchline

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Child's Play

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