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Thursday 27 April 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Martha Hunt and Lars Bender. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Take Me Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deep Blue or Fast Break.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Storyteller

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Grim Tales

Starring: Rik Mayall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Field of Dreams

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta

Country: United States

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Pet Sematary

Directed by: Mary Lambert

Starring: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne

Country: United States

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Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney

Country: United States

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Cyborg

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn

Country: United States

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Major League

Directed by: David Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Starmites opens at Criter Ctr SR Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China.
  • Hurricane in Bangladesh, kills 500.
  • Mandatory automobile seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1989?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Rat Race -- Apr. 24, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9169
  • Time: Alaska. Inset: Oliver North by Robert Trippett.

Books

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

Blind Faith

By: Joe McGinniss

The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

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Intellectuals

By: Paul Johnson

A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson,

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Midnight

By: Dean R. Koontz

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Cat'S Eye

By: Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Blood Money

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC (MS-DOS)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Aleste 2

Aleste 2

Platform: MSX2, Windows

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Compile

Deep Blue

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Shoot' em up

Publisher: NEC

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Fast Break

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Accolade

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