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Tuesday May 23, 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oli Brown and Tosh Zhang. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tierparkgeschichten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 688 Attack Sub or The Colonel's Bequest.
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What the sky looked like on 23 May 1989

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Movies

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

Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States

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Warlock

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

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Renegades

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jami Gertz, Robert Knepper

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My Mom's a Werewolf

Directed by: Michael Fischa

Starring: Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck

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No Holds Barred

Directed by: Thomas J. Wright

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tierparkgeschichten

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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Facts:
  • 3rd American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone
  • Cleveland loses and drop to 21-22, this is the latest a sub .500 team is in 1st place (AL East)
  • Lincoln Square in the Bronx, New York is named.
  • Angela Visser, 22, of Holland, crowned 38th Miss Universe.
  • Third American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone wins.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 May 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  2. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  3. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  4. AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
  5. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  6. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  7. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  8. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  9. El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - AMAME
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart
  2. Ferry Cross The Mersey - Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman
  3. Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
  4. The Bangles - Eternal Flame
  5. London Boys - Requiem

Books

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

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Stranger In Savannah

By: Eugenia Price

The New York Times Bestseller: In the triumphant conclusion of the Savannah Quartet, the hearts of three families and the soul of a nation are torn by the passions of the

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Innumeracy

By: John Allen Paulos

Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first published in 1988, argues that

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Summer Of '49

By: David Halberstam

With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kemco

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

688 Attack Sub

688 Attack Sub

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dragon Wars

Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

Another Woman

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Stealing Home

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Hot to Trot

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Clean and Sober

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She's Out of Control

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