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Sunday 24 September 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kreayshawn and Pia Wurtzbach. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Mystery Train, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Victorian Kitchen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Drakkhen or Fast Break.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh, Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Country: United States

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My Left Foot

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan

Country: United States

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Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura

Country: United States

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Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mark DiSalle

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Alexio, Dennis Chan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

Starring: Matt Frewer, Julius Carry, Beau Gravitte, Maureen Mueller

Country: United States

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Starring: Peter Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Jack Docherty, Moray Hunter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1989 ?

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  • 28th Ryder Cup: US and Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Nippon Travel-MBS Golf Classic

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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1989?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saving the Rain Forest -- Sep. 18, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9190
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Citizens Fight Drugs -- Sep. 11, 1989


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

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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The Good Times

By: Russell Baker

"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

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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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It'S Always Something

By: Gilda Radner

To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Darius II

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Boy, PC Engine (Super CD-ROM²), Master System, Sega Saturn, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter


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Cosmic Wars

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Konami

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Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, SNES, PC-98, FM Towns Marty, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Infogrames

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Fast Break

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Accolade

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