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Wednesday February 22, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Bohain and Alia Sabur. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Forever Green. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dunk or Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes.
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What the sky looked like on 22 February 1989

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Movies

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

Scandal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

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Skin Deep

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Ritter, Vincent Gardenia, Alyson Reed, Joel Brooks

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Out Cold

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: John Lithgow, Teri Garr, Laura Alcalde, Madison Arnold

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Je suis le seigneur du château

Directed by: Régis Wargnier

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Dominique Blanc, Régis Arpin, David Behar

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Forever Green

Clarke & Dawe

Miguel Servet (La sangre y la ceniza)

Hard Time on Planet Earth

Beppie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
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Facts:
  • 1st Spanish commercial on network TV (Pepsi-Cola-CBS Grammy Award)
  • Fins ministry of Public health installs sex vacation to thwart stress
  • UK physicist Stephen Hawking calls Star Wars a deliberate fraud
  • US authors demonstrate against Iranian death treats against Salman Rushdie, author of Satanic Verses.
  • 31st Grammy Awards: "Don't Worry Be Happy", Faith, Tracy Chapman.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 22, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  5. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  6. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  7. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  8. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  9. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  10. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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French Kiss

By: Eric Van Lustbader

Written by the author of "The Ninja", "The Miko" and "Jian", this story of violent passion brings together East and West in the search for the mythical Prey Dauw - a

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Basketball Nightmare

Basketball Nightmare

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Arcade-style basketball

Publisher: Sega

Adventures of Lolo

Adventures of Lolo

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle-Action

Publisher: HAL America Nintendo (3DS and Wii U Virtual Console)

Austerlitz

Austerlitz

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, FM-7, MSX 2, TurboGrafx-CD, Super Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive, Satellaview, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Virtual Console

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Nihon Falcom, Hudson Soft (TCD)

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Home videos

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

Dangerous Liaisons

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Crossing Delancey

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Big Business

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Bambi

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Child's Play

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