Wednesday November 01, 1989

US date format: 11/1/1989, UK date format: 1/11/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Gabriela Soukalová and Glam&Gore . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Listen To Your Heart by Roxette. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Steel Magnolias, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Golden Axe or Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
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Events

  • Les Miserables, opens at Curran Theatre, San Francisco
  • Scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights.
  • President of Nicaragua ends a cease-fire with U.S.-backed ''contras'' that had been in effect since April 1988.

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Movies

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Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, Julia Roberts

Country: United States of America

Noce blanche

Noce blanche

Directed by: Jean-Claude Brisseau

Starring: Vanessa Paradis, Bruno Cremer, Ludmila Mikaël, François Négret

Coming Out

Coming Out

Directed by: Heiner Carow

Starring: Matthias Freihof, Dagmar Manzel, Dirk Kummer, Michael Gwisdek

Dad

Dad

Directed by: Gary David Goldberg

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kathy Baker

Future Force

Future Force

Directed by: David A. Prior

Starring: David Carradine, Robert Tessier, Anna Rapagna, William Zipp

TV Series

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The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Days to next November 01

If November 01, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 10 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker

Poodle Springs

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When Raymond Chandler died in 1959, he left behind the first four chapters of a new Philip Marlowe thriller. Now three decades later, Robert B.

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

Education Of A Wandering Man by Louis L'Amour

Education Of A Wandering Man

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From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas,

California Gold by John Jakes

California Gold

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One man’s ambitious journey into the heart of California’s gold country becomes a pursuit for limitless wealth in the face of devastating ruinAt the height of California’s Gold Rush, men left

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

The Writing Life

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Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

Golden Axe

Golden Axe

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis, Master System, DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad, Commodore 64, iOS, PC Engine CD, WonderSwan Color, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

After The War

After The War

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Coin-op

Genre: Action

Publisher: Dinamic Software

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc; NA Asmik Corporation of America


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