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Sunday April 23, 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Vaidišová and Anastasia Baranova. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Miss Firecracker, directed by Thomas Schlamme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Prince of Persia or The Revenge of Shinobi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 April 1989

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Movies

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

Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

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K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

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Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

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Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

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Fast Food

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Clark Brandon, Randal Patrick, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard

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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 23 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Betsy King wins LPGA USX Golf Classic.
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game with the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Nolan Ryan blows a no hitter in 9th inning.
  • Students in Beijing, China announce class boycotts.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 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 April 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  4. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  5. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  6. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  7. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  8. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  9. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  10. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio

Books

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

The Satanic Verses

By: Salman Rushdie

One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

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Billy Bathgate

By: E. L. Doctorow

To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang.

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

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Blind Faith

By: Joe McGinniss

The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Revenge of Shinobi

Platform: Sega Genesis, Mega-Tech

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

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Break In

Break In

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Naxat Soft

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

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Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc; NA Asmik Corporation of America

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Cyber Cross

Cyber Cross

Platform: PC

Genre: Beat 'em up

Home videos

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

Miracle Mile

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Betrayed

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Leviathan

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Road House

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Great Balls of Fire!

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