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Sunday February 26, 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 26, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gabriel Obertan and Alba Rico. 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. Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Forever Green. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Curse of the Azure Bonds or X-Men: Madness in Murderworld.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 February 1989

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Movies

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

Scandal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

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Skin Deep

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Ritter, Vincent Gardenia, Alyson Reed, Joel Brooks

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Out Cold

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: John Lithgow, Teri Garr, Laura Alcalde, Madison Arnold

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Je suis le seigneur du château

Directed by: Régis Wargnier

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Dominique Blanc, Régis Arpin, David Behar

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The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Forever Green

Clarke & Dawe

Miguel Servet (La sangre y la ceniza)

Hard Time on Planet Earth

Beppie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Alexander of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Lowest barometric pressure in the Netherlands (95.5 hPa)
  • New York Yankees announce that Tom Seaver is their new TV sportscaster.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 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 February 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  5. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  6. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  7. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
  8. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  9. Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
  10. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  2. Simple Minds - Belfast Child
  3. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  4. Michael Ball - Love Changes Everything
  5. Holly Johnson - Love Train

Books

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

Parting The Waters

By: Taylor Branch

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

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The Lyre Of Orpheus

By: Robertson Davies

A magnificent, new novel from a masterful writer--the conclusion to the trilogy that began with The Rebel Angels and continued in the bestselling What's Bred in the Bone.

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Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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Child Star

By: Shirley Temple Black

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Platform: Amiga

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Chicago 90

Chicago 90

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Action, racing game

Publisher: Microïds

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Black Gold

Black Gold

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: reLINE Software Rainbow Arts

Home videos

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

My Stepmother is an Alien

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No Holds Barred

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True Believer

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The Dead Pool

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Everybody's All-American

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