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Sunday 21 May 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 21, 1989). 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 Killshot by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Strikes Back or F29 Retaliator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 May 1989

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Movies

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

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States

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Pink Cadillac

Directed by: Buddy Van Horn

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bernadette Peters, Timothy Carhart, Tiffany Gail Robinson

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Do the Right Thing

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

Country: United States

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Sweetie

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Geneviève Lemon, Karen Colston, Tom Lycos, Jon Darling

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Round the Twist

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

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Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 May 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
  4. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  5. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  6. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  7. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  8. El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - AMAME
  9. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart
  2. Ferry Cross The Mersey - Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman
  3. Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
  4. The Bangles - Eternal Flame
  5. London Boys - Requiem

Books

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

Killshot

By: Elmore Leonard

“[Leonard has] written so many first-rate crime stories that it would be fatuous to say Killshot is his best, but it probably is anyway.”—NewsweekThe

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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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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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Citizens

By: Simon Schama

Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

F29 Retaliator

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, FM Towns, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Home videos

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

Mississippi Burning

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Ruthless People

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Heartbreak Hotel

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Bambi

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Everybody's All-American

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