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Wednesday August 23, 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Breanna Conrad and Lianne La Havas. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Erik the Viking, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing East vs. West: Berlin 1948 or Hard Drivin'.
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What the sky looked like on 23 August 1989

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Movies

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

Erik the Viking

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

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Breaking In

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Casey Siemaszko, Sheila Kelley, Lorraine Toussaint

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Relentless

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Leo Rossi, Meg Foster

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Fortress of Amerikkka

Directed by: Eric Louzil

Starring: Gene LeBrock, Kellee Bradley, David Crane, William J. Kulzer

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Romero

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

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TV Series

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

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Facts:
  • LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 1-0, in 22 innings (Rick Dempsey HR)
  • Lewis / Everett / Burrell / Heard run world record 4x200 m (1:19.38)
  • Yusef Hawkins is shot in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York, sparking racial tensions between African Americans and Italian Americans.
  • Singing Revolution: two million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania stand on the Vilnius-Tallinn road, holding hands (Baltic Way).
  • Hungary: the last communist government opens the Iron curtain and causes the exodus of thousands of Eastern Germans to West Germany via Hungary (September 11).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 23, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Love And Marriage

By: Bill Cosby

The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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It'S Always Something

By: Gilda Radner

To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

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King Of The Night

By: Laurence Leamer

A candid, unauthorized portrait of Johnny Carson draws on the observations of ex-wives, paramours, colleagues, family, and friends to provide a close-up study of America's most famous talk-show host.

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Blessings

By: Belva Plain

At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky's dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was skyrocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter

H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

Platform: DOS Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Hard Drivin'

Hard Drivin'

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Driving simulation

Publisher: Atari Games

Boxxle

Platform: Game Boy Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fujisankei Communications International

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American Dream

American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Home videos

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

Weekend at Bernie's

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Dead Calm

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Hot to Trot

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Midnight Run

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The Accused

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