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Thursday 21 September 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jason Derulo and Sandor Earl. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. My Left Foot, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blackadder Goes Forth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or Axel's Magic Hammer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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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Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

My Left Foot

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan

Country: United States

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Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura

Country: United States

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Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Kickboxer

Directed by: Mark DiSalle

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Alexio, Dennis Chan

Country: United States

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Little Monsters

Directed by: Richard Alan Greenberg

Starring: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • F Fischer: German war criminal (4, Two of Breda).
Facts:
  • Hurricane Hugo makes landfall in South Carolina, causing US$7 billion in damage.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saving the Rain Forest -- Sep. 18, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9190
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Citizens Fight Drugs -- Sep. 11, 1989

Books

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

Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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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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From Beirut To Jerusalem

By: Thomas L. Friedman

"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to

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The Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Axel's Magic Hammer

Axel's Magic Hammer

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Bumpy

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

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X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Ballistix

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: EU Sizzlers; UK Psyclapse; UK Psyclapse; UK Psygnosis; UK Superior Software; JP Coconuts Japan; NA NEC Technologies

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