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Friday 26 May 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rob Resnick and Paula Findlay. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tierparkgeschichten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grand Monster Slam or Dr. Plummet's House of Flux.
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What the sky looked like on 26 May 1989

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Movies

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

Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States

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Warlock

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

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Renegades

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jami Gertz, Robert Knepper

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My Mom's a Werewolf

Directed by: Michael Fischa

Starring: Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck

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No Holds Barred

Directed by: Thomas J. Wright

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tierparkgeschichten

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Don Revie: British soccer player who was a scientific and tactical analyst of the game in the '50s.
Facts:
  • At 7:42 AM, radio has a 30 2nd silence, honoring radio
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  2. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  3. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  4. AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
  5. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  6. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  7. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  8. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  9. El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - AMAME
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Kylie Minogue - Hand On Your Heart
  2. Ferry Cross The Mersey - Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman
  3. Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
  4. The Bangles - Eternal Flame
  5. London Boys - Requiem

Books

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

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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Star

By: Danielle Steel

Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

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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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The Andy Warhol Diaries

By: Pat Hackett

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the bestselling classic is introduced to a new generation-with an added preface by Warhol's diarist and long-time friend, Pat Hackett, contemplating Warhol's lasting cultural impact.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Grand Monster Slam

Grand Monster Slam

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC

Genre: Fantasy sports game

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

B.A.T.

B.A.T.

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure, role-playing video game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Platform: Amiga

Boxxle

Platform: Game Boy Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fujisankei Communications International

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DuckTales

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

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

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

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Weekend at Bernie's

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

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Die Hard

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The Land Before Time

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