Sunday January 01, 1989, NewYear’s Day

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1989). The US president was Ronald Reagan (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 Adèle Haenel and Edita Vilkeviciute. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. War Requiem, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fauji. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dirt Fox or Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Actress Kelly McGillis gets married
  • New York City transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15
  • Year of the Young Reader begins.
  • The Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer comes into force.

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Movies

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War Requiem

War Requiem

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Nathaniel Parker, Tilda Swinton, Laurence Olivier, Patricia Hayes

Touch of Death

Touch of Death

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Brett Halsey, Ria De Simone, Al Cliver, Sacha Darwin

Robo Vampire

Robo Vampire

Directed by: Godfrey Ho

Starring: Robin Mackay, Nian Watts, Harry Myles, Joe Browne

Working Girl

Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Beaches

Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on January 01, 1989

Sport Games on January 01, 1989


NFL

American Football
  • Houston Oilers - Buffalo Bills : 10 - 17
  • Minnesota Vikings - San Francisco 49ers : 9 - 34
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TV Series

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Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

USA Up All Night

USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States of America

T.Bag and the Revenge of the T.Set

T.Bag and the Revenge of the T.Set

Bizimkiler

Bizimkiler

Days to next January 01

If January 01, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 9 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night by Lewis Grizzard

Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night

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"A first-rate irascible American humorist...This man Grizzard deserves high honors in the field of fun."ATLANTA JOURNAL & CONSTITUTIONIn his twelfth collection of outrageous writings, he's kinder.

Roseanne by Roseanne Barr

Roseanne

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An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

Foucault'S Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Foucault'S Pendulum

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Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express

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This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hard Drivin'

Hard Drivin'

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Driving simulation

Publisher: Atari Games

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Dirt Fox

Dirt Fox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/EU Toaplan; NA Romstar; NA Dreamworks; KR Dooyong

Chip's Challenge

Chip's Challenge

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atari (Atari Lynx); U.S. Gold (Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum); Epyx (MS-DOS); Microsoft Home (Windows)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 01, 1989?

On January 01, 1989 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 1989?

On January 01, 1989 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 1989?

On January 01, 1989 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1989?

On January 01, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1989?

On January 01, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 01, 1989?

On January 01, 1989 several famous people were born including, Adèle Haenel, Edita Vilkeviciute, Stefan Reinartz.

Which famous people died on January 01, 1989?

Famous people died on January 01, 1989 include, Aleka Stratigou.


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