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Tuesday October 24, 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include PewDiePie and Shenae Grimes. 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 The Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Budokan: The Martial Spirit or The Duel: Test Drive II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Jerzy Kukuczka: Polish mountaineer, second person to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders (d. 1989).
Facts:
  • Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud
  • After a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game three is played (World Series #86).
  • Reverend Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud.

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Sport Games on 24 October 1989

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American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 27
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 24, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Russia House

By: John le Carré

John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

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The Writing Life

By: Annie Dillard

Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

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I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise

By: Erma Bombeck

This is a heartwarming book about kids surviving cancer. America's favorite family writer brings us the stories of children who have every hope of beating the odds and living to drive

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Future Wars

Future Wars

Platform: PC (DOS), Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Delphine Software

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

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Platform: Commodore 64[2] ZX Spectrum[2] Atari ST[2] Atari 8-bit family[2] Amstrad CPC[2] Amiga

Genre: Association football management

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Sega Mega Drive, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: EA

Demon's World/Horror Story

Demon's World/Horror Story

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine (as Horror Story)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation Toaplan (in some regions)

Home videos

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

Mystic Pizza

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Memories of Me

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A Cry in the Dark

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Miracle Mile

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Cocktail

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