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Friday 24 February 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trace Cyrus and Daniel Kaluuya. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Fortune by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Forever Green. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or Gazza's Superstar Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 February 1989

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Movies

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

Scandal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

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Skin Deep

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Ritter, Vincent Gardenia, Alyson Reed, Joel Brooks

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Out Cold

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: John Lithgow, Teri Garr, Laura Alcalde, Madison Arnold

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Je suis le seigneur du château

Directed by: Régis Wargnier

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Dominique Blanc, Régis Arpin, David Behar

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Forever Green

Clarke & Dawe

Miguel Servet (La sangre y la ceniza)

Hard Time on Planet Earth

Beppie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US Boeing 747 loses parts of roof over Pacific, 9 die
  • 150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found.
  • Harold E Ballard sells Canadian Football League team Hamilton Tiger-Cats to David Braley.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • United Airlines Flight 811, a Boeing 747 bound to New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight, sucking nine passengers and crew out of the first class section.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 24, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  5. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  6. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  7. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  8. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  9. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  10. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

The Fortune

By: Michael Korda

Twenty-four-year-old Alexa Walden secretly married 64-year-old millionaire Arthur Bannerman. And after his death, Alexa finds herself tainted with scandal and pitted against the powerful and privileged world of the New York

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Parting The Waters

By: Taylor Branch

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Empire Interactive

Ghost Lion

Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, SNES/Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

DuckTales

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

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

The Mighty Quinn

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The Wizard of Oz

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Mr. North

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Bambi

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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