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Sunday 21 May 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emily Robins and Hal Robson-Kanu. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Absolutely. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Day of the Viper or Dragon Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Absolutely

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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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody

Country: United States

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Road House

Directed by: Rowdy Herrington

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance

Country: United States

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Field of Dreams

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Pet Sematary

Directed by: Mary Lambert

Starring: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 35th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez (her third LPGA championship).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1989?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eduard Shevardnadze -- May 15, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9172
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cold Fusion? -- May 8, 1989

Books

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

Cat'S Eye

By: Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

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The Night The Bear Ate Goombaw

By: Patrick F. McManus

The Night the Bear Ate GoombawMore witty cautionary tales of outdoor life, by everybody's favorite expert on the subject, Patrick F.

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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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Stranger In Savannah

By: Eugenia Price

The New York Times Bestseller: In the triumphant conclusion of the Savannah Quartet, the hearts of three families and the soul of a nation are torn by the passions of the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alleyway

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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Bloodwych

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad CPC Plus, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Image Works, Konami

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F-15 Strike Eagle II

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, PC-9801, Sharp X68000, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

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Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

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