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What Happened on August 27, 1989

US date format: 8/27/1989, UK date format: 27/8/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Lea Mayfield and Jahan Yousaf. 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 Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Uncanny X-Men or H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 27 August 1989

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Movies

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

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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Umang Tarang

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
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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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 27, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Russia House

By: John le Carré

John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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Great Plains

By: Ian Frazier

National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

By: Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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Joshua And The Children

By: Joseph F. Girzone

The Story Continues... Joseph F. Girzone has woven another magical story, a modern-day parable, in Joshua and the Children, which gracefully continues the teachings and inspirations from his previous bestseller,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter

H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Ghost Lion

Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

Austerlitz

Austerlitz

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

The Uncanny X-Men

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: LJN

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Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Platform: NES

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: LJN

Home videos

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

Memories of Me

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My Stepmother is an Alien

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Leviathan

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The Good Mother

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The Accused

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