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Thursday January 26, 1989

US date format: 1/26/1989, UK date format: 26/1/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart 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 A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing HardBall II or The Duel: Test Drive II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

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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 of America

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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
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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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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 ?

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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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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Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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Final Flight

By: Stephen Coonts

The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

HardBall II

HardBall II

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Publisher: Accolade

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, SNES/Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

The Uncanny X-Men

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: LJN

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Dragon Wars

Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

The Accused

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Weekend at Bernie's

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A Cry in the Dark

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Heathers

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

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