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Friday July 21, 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 21, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juno Temple and Rory Culkin. 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 Garden Of Lies by Eileen Goudge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.A.T. or The Dark Heart of Uukrul.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 July 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Eastern Airlines submits a reorganization plan to creditors
  • Greg LeMond (US) wins Tour de France in fastest time.
  • Mike Tyson TKOs Carl "the Truth" Williams in 1:33 of first round.
  • The beginning of a total blockade of Armenia and NKAO by Azerbaijan.
  • Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party loses control of the House of Councillors, the LDP's worst electoral showing in 34 years, leading to Prime Minister Uno announcing he will resign to take responsibility for the result.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 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 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 ?

Garden Of Lies

By: Eileen Goudge

In a moment of fear, Sylvie Rosenthal switches her newborn daughter--the obvious child of her lover--with another baby girl, and fate leads the two young women--leading separate, disparate lives--to meet again

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

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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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The Temple Of My Familiar

By: Alice Walker

First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B.A.T.

B.A.T.

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure, role-playing video game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Genesis LPMud

Genesis LPMud

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy RP MUD

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

The Uncanny X-Men

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: LJN

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Cyber Police ESWAT

Cyber Police ESWAT

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

Genre: scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

Another Woman

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The Last Temptation of Christ

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The Mighty Quinn

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Lean on Me

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Waxwork

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