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Friday 28 April 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Sung-kyu and Emil Salomonsson. 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 Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Take Me Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus Caper or 688 Attack Sub.
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 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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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 ?

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 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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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul

By: Douglas Adams

When a passenger check-in desk at London's Heathrow Airport disappears in a ball of orange flame, the explosion is deemed an act of God.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

007: Licence to Kill

Platform: DOS (Original), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Domark

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Circus Caper

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform Action

Publisher: Toho

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688 Attack Sub

688 Attack Sub

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

F-1 Pilot

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

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Hard Drivin'

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Driving simulation

Publisher: Atari Games

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