Tuesday August 01, 1989

US date format: 8/1/1989, UK date format: 1/8/1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tiffany (South Korean singer) and Landry Allbright. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AmeriDarts or Cobra Triangle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Movies

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The Abyss

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States of America

Skinheads

Skinheads

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Chuck Connors, Barbara Bain, Jason Culp, Brian Brophy

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Lock Up

Lock Up

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos, Sonny Landham

Country: United States of America

Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Pamela Springsteen, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver

TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fei Fu Kwan Ying

Fei Fu Kwan Ying

Acropolis Now

Acropolis Now

Nightmare Classics

Nightmare Classics

Days to next August 01

If August 01, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam

Summer Of '49

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With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

The Russia House by John le Carré

The Russia House

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John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

Great Plains by Ian Frazier

Great Plains

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National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman

About Face

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Called “everything a twentieth century war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this national bestseller by Colonel David H.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

AmeriDarts

AmeriDarts

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Ameri

Austerlitz

Austerlitz

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Boxxle

Boxxle

Platform: Game Boy Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fujisankei Communications International

Caliber .50

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

Cobra Triangle

Cobra Triangle

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Nintendo


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