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Sunday 29 October 1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Kirk and Primož Roglič. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Steel Magnolias, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Join In!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf! or The Final Fantasy Legend.
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 ?

Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Through the Dragon's Eye

Starring: Sean Barrett, Simon Fenton, Marlaine Gordon, Michael Heath

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interceptor

Starring: Annabel Croft, Sean O'Kane, Michael Malric-Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Steel Magnolias

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field

Country: United States

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Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh, Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Country: United States

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My Left Foot

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan

Country: United States

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Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Facts:
  • Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International
  • New York City MTA opens 63rd street extension to subway
  • Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Ruby shooting Oswald; Hindenburg; Rita Hayworth; Neil Armstrong on the moon; VJ Day; Graham Jackson
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9195
  • Time: The Ivory Trail

Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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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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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cobra Triangle

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Nintendo

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Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Sega

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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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The Final Fantasy Legend

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

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