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Friday April 28, 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 28, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emily Rios and Martha Hunt. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact or Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 April 1989

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Movies

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

The Unbelievable Truth

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooke, Julia McNeal

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Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

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K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

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Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

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Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

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TV Series

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

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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Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
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Facts:
  • Iran protests sale of Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  • Argentina, hit by rocketing inflation, runs out of money.
  • Pope John Paul II begins a nine-day trip to Madagascar, Zambia, Malawi, and Réunion.
  • Andrés Rodríguez, who had seized power and declared himself President of Paraguay during a military coup in February, wins a landslide election in a general election marked by charges of fraud.
  • Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World opens to the public for the first time.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 28, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Tu - Jose Jose
  2. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  3. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  4. MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
  5. ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
  6. Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
  7. Vete Con Ella - Lucerito
  8. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  9. Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
  10. QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal

Books

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

Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

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The Edge

By: Dick Francis

A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

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The Negotiator

By: Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Platform: MSX2, DOS, PC-8801

Publisher: Game Arts Sierra On-Line (DOS)

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

American Dream

American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Blue Lightning

Platform: Atari Lynx, Atari Jaguar CD

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Atari

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Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Jaleco

Home videos

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

Serendipity the Pink Dragon

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Three Fugitives

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Big Business

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Lock Up

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The Accused

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