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Tuesday August 29, 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cassadee Pope and Aleksandr Bebikh. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Speaking Parts, directed by Atom Egoyan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Shelley Ii by Shelley Winters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Karate Kid. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager or Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 29 August 1989

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Movies

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

Speaking Parts

Directed by: Atom Egoyan

Starring: Michael McManus, Arsinée Khanjian, Gabrielle Rose, Tony Nardi

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In Country

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Emily Lloyd, Bruce Willis, Joan Allen, Kevin Anderson

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Erik the Viking

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

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Breaking In

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Casey Siemaszko, Sheila Kelley, Lorraine Toussaint

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Relentless

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Leo Rossi, Meg Foster

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TV Series

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

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

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Eureeka's Castle

Beetlejuice

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Peter Scott: English explorer, naturalist, and painter (Born 1909).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1989 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
  2. La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
  3. Te Amo - Franco de Vita
  4. Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
  5. Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
  6. A donde vayas - Los Bukis
  7. Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
  8. Emmanuel - Quisiera
  9. Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
  10. Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne

Books

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

Shelley Ii

By: Shelley Winters

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Clear And Present Danger

By: Tom Clancy

THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

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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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King Of The Night

By: Laurence Leamer

A candid, unauthorized portrait of Johnny Carson draws on the observations of ex-wives, paramours, colleagues, family, and friends to provide a close-up study of America's most famous talk-show host.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Platform: NES/Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Taito

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

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Platform: Commodore 64[2] ZX Spectrum[2] Atari ST[2] Atari 8-bit family[2] Amstrad CPC[2] Amiga

Genre: Association football management

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

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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Home videos

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

Ruthless People

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Crossing Delancey

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No Holds Barred

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Twins

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Troop Beverly Hills

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