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Thursday 26 January 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emily Hughes and Nany González. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Farewell to the King, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Midnight by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gigandes or Dr. Plummet's House of Flux.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1989

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Movies

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

Farewell to the King

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

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True Love

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

Starring: Annabella Sciorra, Ron Eldard, Aida Turturro, Roger Rignack

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Her Alibi

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova, William Daniels, James Farentino

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Wicked Stepmother

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Colleen Camp, Lionel Stander

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The Siege of Firebase Gloria

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Starring: Wings Hauser, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Arevalo, Mark Neely

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TV Series

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

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Troldspejlet

Starring: Jakob Stegelmann

Country: Denmark

The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Daels: Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies.
Facts:
  • Black & Blue opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances
  • US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus
  • AT&T reports first loss in 103 years; US$1.67 billion in 1988.
  • Madison Square Gardens sports arena in New York announces two-year US$100 million renovation plan.
  • Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 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 January 1989 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  3. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  4. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  5. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  6. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  9. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  10. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
Top #8 songs in the UK
  1. Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
  2. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  3. Crackers International (EP) - Erasure
  4. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  5. Roy Orbison - You Got It
  6. Holly Johnson - Love Train
  7. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
  8. Roachford - Cuddly Toy

Books

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

Midnight

By: Dean R. Koontz

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Gracie

By: George Burns

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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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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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

Deep Blue

Deep Blue

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Shoot' em up

Publisher: NEC

Burning Force

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Irem

Gigandes

Gigandes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: East Technology

Home videos

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

Ruthless People

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Lean on Me

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Married to the Mob

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Twins

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Child's Play

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