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Friday July 28, 1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 28, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Arnold and Acevedo Baby. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Parenthood, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Friday the 13th or The Astyanax.
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What the sky looked like on 28 July 1989

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Movies

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

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Pamela Springsteen, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi

Country: United States

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Turner & Hooch

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Reginald VelJohnson

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Night Game

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Roy Scheider, Karen Young, Lane Smith, Richard Bradford

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TV Series

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

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Tierparkgeschichten

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Gosenzosama Banbanzai!

Contacts

Shin Captain Tsubasa

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
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Facts:
  • Braves Dale Murphy, hits 2 3-run HRs in an inning, 14th man to hit 2 HRs in an inning. Also ties record of 6 RBIs in an inning
  • In the Iranian presidential election, electors overwhelming elect Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as President of Iran and endorse changes to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran increasing the powers of the president.
  • In Lebanon, Hezbollah announces that it has hanged United States Marines U.S. Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins in retaliation for Israel's July 28 kidnapping of Hezbollah leader Abdel Karim Obeid. The same day, the United Nations Security Council passed United Nations Security Council Resolution 638 condemning the taking of hostages by both sides in the conflict.
  • Nintendo releases the Game Boy portable video game system in North America.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 28, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Polar Star

By: Martin Cruz Smith

He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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The Russia House

By: John le Carré

John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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Citizens

By: Simon Schama

Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Genesis LPMud

Genesis LPMud

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy RP MUD

David Wolf: Secret Agent

David Wolf: Secret Agent

Platform: DOS

Publisher: Dynamix

Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

The Astyanax

The Astyanax

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Platform: NES

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: LJN

Home videos

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

Jacknife

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Hot to Trot

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Clean and Sober

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The Boatniks

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Heartbreak Hotel

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