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Monday January 23, 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 23, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yani Tseng and Jacky Vincent. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Farewell to the King, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Lap Twin or Cobra Triangle.
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What the sky looked like on 23 January 1989

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Movies

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

Farewell to the King

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

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True Love

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

Starring: Annabella Sciorra, Ron Eldard, Aida Turturro, Roger Rignack

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Her Alibi

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova, William Daniels, James Farentino

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Wicked Stepmother

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Colleen Camp, Lionel Stander

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The Siege of Firebase Gloria

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Starring: Wings Hauser, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Arevalo, Mark Neely

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TV Series

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

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Troldspejlet

Starring: Jakob Stegelmann

Country: Denmark

The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Facts:
  • Challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court.
  • NBA New Jersey Nets begin a 32+ game road losing streak.
  • A powerful earthquake in the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic kills around 275 people.
  • January 23–24 ndash Armed civilian leftist briefly attack and occupy an Argentine army base near Buenos Aries.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 23, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  3. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  4. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  5. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  6. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  9. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  10. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
Top #8 songs in the UK
  1. Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
  2. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  3. Crackers International (EP) - Erasure
  4. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  5. Roy Orbison - You Got It
  6. Holly Johnson - Love Train
  7. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
  8. Roachford - Cuddly Toy

Books

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

Spy Hook

By: Len Deighton

The long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Working

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The Duchess Of Windsor

By: Charles Higham

"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

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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 Bright Shining Lie

By: Neil Sheehan

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Grand Monster Slam

Grand Monster Slam

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC

Genre: Fantasy sports game

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Circus Caper

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform Action

Publisher: Toho

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Final Lap Twin

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Racing RPG

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

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Cobra Triangle

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Nintendo

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Arch Rivals

Arch Rivals

Platform: Arcade, NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Midway Acclaim

Home videos

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

Tequila Sunrise

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Dead Bang

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Hot to Trot

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Coming to America

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Heathers

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