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Saturday 26 August 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Harden and JC Charles. 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. Erik the Viking, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Great Plains by Ian Frazier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle or Ballistix.
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What the sky looked like on 26 August 1989

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Movies

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

Erik the Viking

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

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Breaking In

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Casey Siemaszko, Sheila Kelley, Lorraine Toussaint

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Relentless

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Leo Rossi, Meg Foster

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Fortress of Amerikkka

Directed by: Eric Louzil

Starring: Gene LeBrock, Kellee Bradley, David Crane, William J. Kulzer

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Romero

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

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TV Series

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

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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ABCD Nuls

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Trumbull Conn, is 1st US team since 1983 to win Little League WS

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Great Plains

By: Ian Frazier

National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

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Talking God

By: Tony Hillerman

Reunited by a grave robber and a corpse, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is trying to determine the identity of a murder victim, while Officer Jim Chee is arresting Smithsonian

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Summer Of '49

By: David Halberstam

With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Virtual Console, Mega Drive Handheld, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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

Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball Z

Genre: Comedy, Martial arts, Science fantasy

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

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

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: EA

Advanced Xoru

Advanced Xoru

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction, role-playing

Publisher: Castle Technologies

Home videos

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

Ghostbusters II

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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Major League

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Hot to Trot

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Heartbreak Hotel

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