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Wednesday 26 April 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 26, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dae Sung (singer) and Luke Bracey. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon Sword or Adventures of Lolo.
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What the sky looked like on 26 April 1989

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Movies

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

The Unbelievable Truth

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooke, Julia McNeal

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Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

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K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

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Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

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Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

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TV Series

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

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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Round the Twist

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

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Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lucille Ball: American actress and noted comedienne with more than 50 films from her debut in 1933.
Facts:
  • Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 mph in 30 mile zone in Albany
  • AT&T announces New Jersey's 201 area code will split into 908 and 201.
  • The deadliest tornado in world history strikes Central Bangladesh, killing upwards of 1,300, injuring 12,000, and leaving as many as 80,000 homeless.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 26, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  4. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  5. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  6. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  7. Vete Con Ella - Lucerito
  8. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  9. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  10. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal

Books

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

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Billy Bathgate

By: E. L. Doctorow

To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang.

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Wordstruck

By: Robert MacNeil

MacNeil's autobiography re-creates the world of his youth and the experiences that were opened up to him through his love of words.

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Intellectuals

By: Paul Johnson

A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

All American Football

All American Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Leland

Ballistix

Ballistix

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: EU Sizzlers; UK Psyclapse; UK Psyclapse; UK Psygnosis; UK Superior Software; JP Coconuts Japan; NA NEC Technologies

Adventures of Lolo

Adventures of Lolo

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle-Action

Publisher: HAL America Nintendo (3DS and Wii U Virtual Console)

Demon Sword

Demon Sword

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action / Platformer

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

They Live

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Dream a Little Dream

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Tucker: The Man and His Dream

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Pet Sematary

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Poltergeist III

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