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Thursday December 28, 1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mackenzie Rosman and George Blagden. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Bean. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cameltry or Garfield: Winter's Tail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1989

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Movies

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

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

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

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States

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The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

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Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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One Foot in the Grave

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Wickler
  • Hermann Oberth: Romanian-born rocket scientist, a physicist who, along with the Russian Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and the American Robert Goddard, was considered one of the founders of modern astronautics.
Facts:
  • Alexander Dubcek elected parliament Chairman of Czech
  • Earthquake at Newcastle Australia, 11 die
  • Václav Havel is elected president of Czechoslovakia.
  • Riots break out after Hong Kong decides to forcibly repatriate Vietnamese refugees.
  • Nikkei 225 for Tokyo Stock Exchange hits its all-time intra-day high of 38,957.44 and closing high at 38,915.87.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Emmanuel - La Chica De Humo
  2. Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
  3. Isabel Pantoja - Se Me Enamora El Alma
  4. Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
  5. Daniela Romo - Quiero Amanecer Con Alguien
  6. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  7. No Digas No - Ana Gabriel
  8. El Que Mas Te Ha Querido - Dyango
  9. Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
  10. Demasiado Tarde - Marisela

Books

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

I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise

By: Erma Bombeck

This is a heartwarming book about kids surviving cancer. America's favorite family writer brings us the stories of children who have every hope of beating the odds and living to drive

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The Dark Half

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “wondrously frightening” (Publishers Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller about a writer’s horrific and haunting pseudonym.“I’m back...I’m back from the dead and you don’t seem glad to see me at all, you ungrateful ...

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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The Pillars of the Earth

By: Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Don Doko Don

Don Doko Don

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, PC Engine

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

Cameltry

Cameltry

Platform: Arcade game, SNES, FM Towns, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platformer/Racing

Publisher: Taito

Garfield: Winter's Tail

Garfield: Winter's Tail

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: The Edge

Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Gigandes

Gigandes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: East Technology

Home videos

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

They Live

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Ben and Me

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Mr. North

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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Bambi

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