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Wednesday 27 December 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Pirtle and James Cassells. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Always, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Dark Half by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Money or F-15 Strike Eagle II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom

Starring: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Kellie Bright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray, Daws Butler

Country: United States

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

Written by: Les Feldick

Starring: Les Feldick

Country: United States

Tracks Ahead

Written by: Chuck Zehner

Starring: Spencer Christian

Country: United States

Gophers!

Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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The Wizard

Directed by: Todd Holland

Starring: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis

Country: United States

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
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Facts:
  • Oregon begins taking bids on NBA games.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Tom Cruise. from .
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9205
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Money Laundering -- Dec. 18, 1989

Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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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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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blue Lightning

Platform: Atari Lynx, Atari Jaguar CD

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Atari

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Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/EU Toaplan; NA Romstar; NA Dreamworks; KR Dooyong

Blood Money

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Dr. Plummet's House of Flux

Platform: Amiga

F-15 Strike Eagle II

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, PC-9801, Sharp X68000, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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