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Friday 25 August 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amber Le Bon and Keegan Joyce. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Little Monsters, directed by Richard Alan Greenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Axel's Magic Hammer or F-1 Pilot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Doctor Doctor

Written by: Norman Steinberg

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

Country: United States

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Absolutely

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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Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Little Monsters

Directed by: Richard Alan Greenberg

Starring: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly

Country: United States

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The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn

Country: United States

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Lock Up

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos

Country: United States

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Amber Le Bon: English fashion model, the eldest of the three daughters of Duran Duran lead singer Simon Le Bon and model Yasmin Le Bon.
  • Keegan Joyce: Australian actor.
  • Hiram Mier: Mexican footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • After 12-year, 4-billion-mile journey, Voyager 2 flies over cloudtops of Neptune and its moon Triton, sending back photographs of swamps
  • Tadeusz Mazowiecki is chosen as the first non-communist Prime Minister in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan's first female cabinet secretary.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Bush -- Aug. 21, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9186
  • Time: America's plight in the Lebanon hostage conflict.

Books

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

The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

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Blessings

By: Belva Plain

At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky's dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was skyrocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.

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Love And Marriage

By: Bill Cosby

The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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A Woman Named Jackie

By: C. David Heymann

This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Axel's Magic Hammer

Axel's Magic Hammer

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Codename: ICEMAN

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game, partially Submarine simulator

Publisher: Sierra

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Dragon Ball Z

Genre: Comedy, Martial arts, Science fantasy

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Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

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F-1 Pilot

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

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