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Wednesday 29 March 1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grace Neutral and CJ Cool. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Eternal Flame by Bangles. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Castle in the Sky, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Richard Burton by Melvyn Bragg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tugs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Spirit: The New Legend or Blood Money.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Castle in the Sky

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Barbara Goodson, James Van Der Beek, Lara Cody

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty

Country: United States

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Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley

Country: United States

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 March 1989 ?

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
  • 1st US private commercial rocket makes suborbital test flight (NM)
  • 61st Academy Awards - Rainman, Dustin Hoffman and Jodie Foster win
  • 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: Cocktail wins.
  • First US private commercial rocket takes suborbital test flight (New Mexico).

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

  • Time: Poisoned grapes sparking nationwide concern over food safety. Inset:s (L-R) political unrest in East
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9164
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mapping Human Genes -- Mar. 20, 1989


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

Richard Burton

By: Melvyn Bragg

A biography of Richard Burton containing his own words, through the co-operation of members of his family who made available to Bragg various diaries and letters.

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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Morning Glory

By: LaVyrle Spencer

From the author of "Vows" and "The Gamble", comes the story of Ella Dinsmore and Will Parker. Ella, widowed at 26 and with two small children, advertises for a husband, through

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Billy Bathgate

By: E. L. Doctorow

To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Platform: Famicom/NES

Genre: Action

Axel's Magic Hammer

Axel's Magic Hammer

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Blood Money

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC (MS-DOS)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

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