LOSE YOURSELF IN 1989
CRACKING CHEESE, GROMIT
1989 was a good year for films, with Michael Keaton’s Batman making his first cape-swishing appearance, and Harrison Ford and Sean Connery teaming up for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Another double-act making their first appearance in A Grand Day Out was Wallace and Gromit, with the plasticine
COME HOME AND AWAY
Australian soap opera Home
and Away, that great rival to Neighbours, is broadcast in Britain by ITV for the first time during February. Set in the fictional Summer Bay in New South Wales, there have been almost 6700 episodes of Antipodean goodness so far and the show, adored by students, has been sold to 80 countries
NASA reached for the stars in 1989 with the launch of its unmanned spacecraft, Galileo, sent on a 14-year mission to gather data on Jupiter and its moons. Although it took a full six years before it even reached the gas giant, Galileo became the first spacecraft to orbit Jupiter and discovered the first asteroid moon, before it died a noble
pair building a rocket to fly to the moon for the day. As you do.
death, being finally burnt up in the planet’s atmosphere in 2003.
plus helped launch Isla Fisher’s career. So not all bad then...