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Saturday January 21, 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 21, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zhang Shuai. 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 Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carl Furillo: Brooklyn Dodger (National League Batting Champion 1953).
Facts:
  • A woman is assaulted and raped in room of an Okla football player

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 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 January 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  3. Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
  4. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  5. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  6. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  9. Mijares - Uno Entre Mil
  10. EN LA NOCHE - Emmanuel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
  2. Crackers International (EP) - Erasure
  3. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  4. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  5. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance

Books

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

Spy Hook

By: Len Deighton

The long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Working

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Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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Anything For Billy

By: Larry McMurtry

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

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The Home Planet

By: Kevin W. Kelley

Prepared under the aegis of the Association of Space Explorers and in cooperation with the Soviet agency Mir, The Home Planet conveys as no book ever has the human dimension of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Hi-Score; NA Nexoft Corporation

All Dogs Go To Heaven

All Dogs Go To Heaven

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Merit Software

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Home videos

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

Tequila Sunrise

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A Fish Called Wanda

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Disorganized Crime

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Punchline

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Moon over Parador

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