LOSE YOUR­SELF IN 1989

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - This Way We Were -

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

GALILEO FIGARO

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...

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