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Saturday 28 January 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 28, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bertrand Chameroy and Siem de Jong. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Farewell to the King, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse or Chaos Strikes Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 January 1989

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Movies

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

Farewell to the King

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

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True Love

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

Starring: Annabella Sciorra, Ron Eldard, Aida Turturro, Roger Rignack

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Her Alibi

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova, William Daniels, James Farentino

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Wicked Stepmother

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Colleen Camp, Lionel Stander

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The Siege of Firebase Gloria

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Starring: Wings Hauser, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Arevalo, Mark Neely

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TV Series

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

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Troldspejlet

Starring: Jakob Stegelmann

Country: Denmark

The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Facts:
  • 46th Golden Globes: Rain Man, Working Girl.
  • Boon completes 7th Test century, 149 versus West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • 63rd Australian Open Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-4, 6-4).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 28, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
  3. UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
  4. HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
  5. TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
  6. Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
  7. Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
  8. Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
  9. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  10. NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
Top #8 songs in the UK
  1. Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
  2. Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney
  3. Crackers International (EP) - Erasure
  4. Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  5. Roy Orbison - You Got It
  6. Holly Johnson - Love Train
  7. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
  8. Roachford - Cuddly Toy

Books

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

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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Mutation

By: Robin Cook

In Mutation, Robin Cook's masterpiece of techno-medical suspense, Dr. Cook tells a story as chilling and real as today's headlines. On the forefront of surrogate parenting and genetic research, it

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A Twist In The Tale

By: Jeffrey Archer

No one can weave a web of suspense, deliver a jolt of surprise, or teach a lesson in living like bestselling author Jeffrey Archer.

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Midnight

By: Dean R. Koontz

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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

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Empire Interactive

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse

Platform: NES, Famicom Disk System, Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Kemco

Dragons of Flame

Dragons of Flame

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. U.S. Gold

Home videos

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

Mr. North

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Scrooged

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Jacknife

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Serendipity the Pink Dragon

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Three Fugitives

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