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Saturday October 21, 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natalie Distler and Cody Johns. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Kill Me Again, directed by John Dahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Lost Years by J.M. Dillard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.A.T. or Conquests of Camelot.
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What the sky looked like on 21 October 1989

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Movies

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

Kill Me Again

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Pat Mulligan, Nick Dimitri

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Immediate Family

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon

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Worth Winning

Directed by: Will Mackenzie

Starring: Mark Harmon, Madeleine Stowe, Lesley Ann Warren, Maria Holvoe

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Shocker

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, John Tesh, Heather Langenkamp

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Fat Man and Little Boy

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack

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TV Series

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

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Image: Hungarian-French animator director and screenwriter (d. 1989).
Facts:
  • Dangerous Games closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1st black owners (Betram Lee & Peter Bynoe) to own a major sports team, purchasing Denver Nuggets for $65m
  • Houston becomes first major college team to gain 1000 yards in a game.
  • Buck Helm found alive after being buried four days, in San Francisco earthquake.
  • The Hungarian Republic is officially declared by president Mátyás Szűrös (replacing the Hungarian People's Republic).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Fria como el viento - Luis Miguel
  2. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  3. Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
  4. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  5. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  6. Lucerito - Cuentame
  7. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  8. Por Ti - Yolandita Monge
  9. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  10. Lo Que Paso Entre Tu Y Yo...Paso - Luis Enrique

Books

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

The Lost Years

By: J.M. Dillard

After the end of the EnterpriseTM's five-year mission, Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and Dr. McCoy struggle to establish new lives apart from each other and the starship.

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Roseanne

By: Roseanne Barr

An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

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Foucault'S Pendulum

By: Umberto Eco

Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times.

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Love'S Executioner

By: Irvin D. Yalom

The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter.

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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

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Battle Out Run

Battle Out Run

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Butcher Hill

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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Conquests of Camelot

Conquests of Camelot

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Home videos

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

Ruthless People

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Memories of Me

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Fletch Lives

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Eight Men Out

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She's Out of Control

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