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Sunday 29 January 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Shattenkirk and Adriana Țăcălie. 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. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while One by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Troldspejlet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Squadron or Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The New Yankee Workshop

Starring: Norm Abram

Country: United States

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You Rang, M'Lord?

Starring: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rainbow

Starring: Imogen Stubbs, Martin Wenner, Jane Gurnett, Colin Tarrant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mystery Science Theater 3000

Written by: Joel Hodgson

Starring: Kevin Murphy, Trace Beaulieu, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson

Country: United States

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American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver

Country: United States

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Dangerous Liaisons

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly

Country: United States

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Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 January 1989 ?

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Facts:
  • Dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-pt loss since October 1987; index at 2,256.43
  • L I preacher Gene Profeta pleads guilty to tax-evasion
  • Orlando Arena opens
  • Dottie Mochrie wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic.
  • Episcopal church appoints first female bishop.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1989?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Barbara Bush -- Jan. 23, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9154
  • Time: Business tycoon Donald Trump.

Books

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

One

By: Richard Bach

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

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The Lyre Of Orpheus

By: Robertson Davies

A magnificent, new novel from a masterful writer--the conclusion to the trilogy that began with The Rebel Angels and continued in the bestselling What's Bred in the Bone.

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Anything For Billy

By: Larry McMurtry

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

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Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

By: Clifton Daniel

There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Virtual Console, Mega Drive Handheld, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Battle Squadron

Platform: Amiga, Sega Genesis, iOS, Android, AmigaOS 4, Windows, OS X, MorphOS

Genre: shoot 'em up

Publisher: Innerprise Software, Electronic Arts, Seal Of Action Publishing (2013 version)

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Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Platform: NES/Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Taito

Ganbare Goemon 2

Platform: Famicom, i-revo

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Konami

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