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Tuesday January 24, 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samba Diakité and Calvin Goldspink. 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 Final Flight by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragons of Flame or Dynasty Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ted Bundy: American homicide; a man who killed women totally unknown to him, for no other reason that his desire to kill.
  • George Knudson: Canadian golfer (Born 1937).
Facts:
  • 1st reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex
  • Serial killer (100 women) Ted Bundy is executed in Florida's electric chair.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 24, 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 ?

Final Flight

By: Stephen Coonts

The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

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A Season In Hell

By: Jack Higgins

A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot

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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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Anything For Billy

By: Larry McMurtry

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

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

Dynasty Wars

Dynasty Wars

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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

Dungeon Explorer

Dungeon Explorer

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Home videos

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

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

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Disorganized Crime

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The Boatniks

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Alien Nation

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Die Hard

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