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Saturday 29 April 1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Francis and Casey Aldridge. 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 Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Take Me Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arch Rivals or Battle Shark.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1989 ?

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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  • 2nd government of Lubbers falls

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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.


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


By: Danielle Steel

Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

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By: Robert MacNeil

MacNeil's autobiography re-creates the world of his youth and the experiences that were opened up to him through his love of words.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Advanced Xoru

Advanced Xoru

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction, role-playing

Publisher: Castle Technologies

ABC Monday Night Football

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Commodore 64, SNES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East

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Arch Rivals

Platform: Arcade, NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Gear, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Midway Acclaim

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Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (home versions on Taito Legends)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Chip's Challenge

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atari (Atari Lynx); U.S. Gold (Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum); Epyx (MS-DOS); Microsoft Home (Windows)

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