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Monday 23 October 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Stuart and Sara Rubin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Bride of Re-Animator, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad News Baseball or Don Doko Don.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1989

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Movies

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

Bride of Re-Animator

Directed by: Brian Yuzna

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones, Fabiana Udenio

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Black Rainbow

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce, Mark Joy

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Chopper Chicks in Zombietown

Directed by: Dan Hoskins

Starring: Jamie Rose, Catherine Carlen, Lycia Naff, Vicki Frederick

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Kill Me Again

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Pat Mulligan, Nick Dimitri

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Immediate Family

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon

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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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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

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Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Armida : Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film star (d. 1989).
Facts:
  • George Harrison releases Best of Dark Horse 1976-89 album
  • Hungary proclaims itself a Republic and declares communist rule ended
  • Phillips Disaster in Pasadena, Texas kills 23 and injures 314 others.
  • US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) returns from space.
  • The Hungarian Republic is officially declared by president Matyas Szuros, replacing the communist Hungarian People's Republic.

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Sport Games on 23 October 1989

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Phoenix Cardinals : 20 - 34
  • Dallas Cowboys - Kansas City Chiefs : 28 - 36
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 24 - 21
  • Green Bay Packers - Miami Dolphins : 20 - 23
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Joshua And The Children

By: Joseph F. Girzone

The Story Continues... Joseph F. Girzone has woven another magical story, a modern-day parable, in Joshua and the Children, which gracefully continues the teachings and inspirations from his previous bestseller,

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The Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics ...

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Foucault'S Pendulum

By: Umberto Eco

Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times.

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Roseanne

By: Roseanne Barr

An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

HardBall II

HardBall II

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Publisher: Accolade

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Platform: Famicom/NES

Genre: Action

Don Doko Don

Don Doko Don

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, PC Engine

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

Bad News Baseball

Bad News Baseball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Dragons of Flame

Dragons of Flame

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. U.S. Gold

Home videos

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

Dead Calm

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Three Fugitives

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Clean and Sober

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

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