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Saturday December 23, 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordin Sparks and Nick Chambers. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alleyway or Cameltry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 23 December 1989

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Movies

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

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States

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The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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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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Oh! Mr. Toad

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Nicolae and Elena Ceauşescu are captured in Târgoviște.
  • Romanian leader Nicolae Ceauşescu and his wife Elena are executed by military troops after being found guilty of crimes against humanity.
  • Bank of Japan governors announce a major interest rate hike, eventually leading to the peak and fall of the ''bubble economy''.

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Sport Games on 23 December 1989

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 37 - 0
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 24 - 20
  • Washington Redskins - Seattle Seahawks : 29 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 23, 1989 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 23, 1989 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
  2. Emmanuel - La Chica De Humo
  3. Isabel Pantoja - Se Me Enamora El Alma
  4. Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
  5. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  6. El Que Mas Te Ha Querido - Dyango
  7. Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
  8. No Digas No - Ana Gabriel
  9. Demasiado Tarde - Marisela
  10. Frente A Frente - Los Yonic's

Books

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

The Eleventh Hour

By: Graeme Base

When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the

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Tales From Margaritaville

By: Jimmy Buffett

Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

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Jimmy Stewart And His Poems

By: Jimmy Stewart

"I'm sure I never said to myself: 'Now, Jim--why don't you sit down and write a poem.' It's still a mystery to me, but I think probably it's something that happened

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Sorceress Of Darshiva

By: David Eddings

Sorceress of Darshiva is book 4 of the Mallorean series written by David Eddings. Quick plot: Zandrams kidnaps Belgarion's son and this is the epic tale of recovering his son.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alleyway

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Nintendo

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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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The Final Fantasy Legend

The Final Fantasy Legend

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

E-Type

E-Type

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Cameltry

Cameltry

Platform: Arcade game, SNES, FM Towns, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platformer/Racing

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

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Betrayed

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Dead Bang

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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The Accused

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