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Saturday 25 February 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karim Aït-Fana and Jimmer Fredette. 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. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while French Kiss by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Just Say Julie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A-10 Tank Killer or David Wolf: Secret Agent.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin

Country: United States

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Dangerous Liaisons

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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You Rang, M'Lord?

Starring: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rainbow

Starring: Imogen Stubbs, Martin Wenner, Jane Gurnett, Colin Tarrant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mystery Science Theater 3000

Written by: Joel Hodgson

Starring: Kevin Murphy, Trace Beaulieu, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson

Country: United States

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American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 February 1989 ?

  • Blessed Romeo
  • Kuwait's national day.
  • People Power Day, special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Saint Klaudian
  • Saint Walburgis
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  • 1st independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary forms
  • Lowest baramotric pressure in the Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt)
  • Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career.
  • Javed Miandad scores 271 versus New Zealand at Eden Park.
  • Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in five rounds for heavyweight boxing title.

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

  • Time: The 1987 Marine Spy Scandal. Photo Credit: Dennis Brack-Black Star.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9159
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Baker -- Feb. 13, 1989


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

French Kiss

By: Eric Van Lustbader

Written by the author of "The Ninja", "The Miko" and "Jian", this story of violent passion brings together East and West in the search for the mythical Prey Dauw - a

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Cat'S Eye

By: Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

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By: Danielle Steel

Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

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The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing

By: Judith L. Rapoport

One boy spends six hours a day washing himself—and still can't believe he will ever be cleanAnother sufferer must check her stove hundreds of times daily to make sure she has

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A-10 Tank Killer

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Dynamix

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David Wolf: Secret Agent

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Dynamix

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The Revenge of Shinobi

Platform: Sega Genesis, Mega-Tech

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

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Ghouls 'n Ghosts

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, CP System, Commodore 64, Sharp X68000, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, SuperGrafx, Sega Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, Virtual Console, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Run and gun, Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

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Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

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