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Sunday 27 August 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Lea Mayfield and Jenna Ezarik. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Erik the Viking, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Good Times by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon or Deathtrack.
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Movies

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Erik the Viking

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

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Breaking In

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Casey Siemaszko, Sheila Kelley, Lorraine Toussaint

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Relentless

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Leo Rossi, Meg Foster

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Fortress of Amerikkka

Directed by: Eric Louzil

Starring: Gene LeBrock, Kellee Bradley, David Crane, William J. Kulzer

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Romero

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

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TV Series

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

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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Facts:
  • 100 march through Bensonhurst protesting racial killings
  • 89th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton
  • Betsy King wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
  • Tina Barrett wins LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open

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Books

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The Good Times

By: Russell Baker

"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

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Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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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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While My Pretty One Sleeps

By: Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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Videogames

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Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

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Colorful Dragon

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action game, maze game

Publisher: AS Sachen; NA Bunch Games

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Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Final Fight

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Mega-CD, ZX Spectrum, Super NES, X68000, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, iOS

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

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

A Fish Called Wanda

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The Last Temptation of Christ

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The January Man

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Lean on Me

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Major League

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