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Wednesday 21 June 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sananas and Finn Atkins. 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 Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mornin' Sarge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Austerlitz or Castle Zhagwhar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 21 June 1989 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Carlton Fisk becomes AL catcher HR hitter, 307th at Yankee stadium
  • Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson remarry
  • Supreme Court rules ok to burn US flag as a political expression
  • Walt Disney World welcomes its 300-millionth guest, Matt Gleason.
  • US Supreme Court rules it is okay to burn US flag as political expression.

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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 ?

Love And Marriage

By: Bill Cosby

The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser goes back to school--to investigate corruption in college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash.

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A Prayer For Owen Meany

By: John Irving

I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the

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A Woman Named Jackie

By: C. David Heymann

This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

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Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

Axel's Magic Hammer

Axel's Magic Hammer

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Blood Money

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC (MS-DOS)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

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