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Wednesday 25 January 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sheryfa Luna and Mikako Tabe. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Timeline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Budokan: The Martial Spirit or Gazza's Superstar Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States

USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States

Visiting... with Huell Howser

Starring: Huell Howser

Country: United States

Night After Night

Starring: Beth Laufer, Allan Havey, Steve Bannos

Country: United States

The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher

Country: United States

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Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard

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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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
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Facts:
  • Augusto Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission
  • Yank owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II
  • Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Barbara Bush -- Jan. 23, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9154
  • Time: Business tycoon Donald Trump.

Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional basketball with arcade-like elements

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

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

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: EA

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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

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Hi-Score; NA Nexoft Corporation

SaGa

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Nintendo DS, Super Nintendo, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix (formerly Square)

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