Thursday February 02, 1989

US date format: 2/2/1989, UK date format: 2/2/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 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 Ingrid Nilsen and Ivan Perisic. In that special week of February people in US were listening to When I'm With You by Sheriff. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Tap, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Strikes Back or The Colonel's Bequest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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Movies

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Tap

Tap

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover

Weekend at Bernie's

Weekend at Bernie's

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart, Terry Kiser

Country: United States of America

Cousins

Cousins

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, William Petersen

The Fly II

The Fly II

Directed by: Chris Walas

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson, John Getz

Farewell to the King

Farewell to the King

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

The ABC Mystery Movie

The ABC Mystery Movie

Rubí rebelde

Rubí rebelde

Sky Star Search

Sky Star Search

Days to next February 02

If February 02, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch

Parting The Waters

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In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

Alaska by James A. Michener

Alaska

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In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

A Season In Hell by Jack Higgins

A Season In Hell

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A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot

Gracie by George Burns

Gracie

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"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

A Twist In The Tale by Jeffrey Archer

A Twist In The Tale

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No one can weave a web of suspense, deliver a jolt of surprise, or teach a lesson in living like bestselling author Jeffrey Archer.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

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

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Bay Route

Bay Route

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game / Run and gun

Publisher: Sega

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

3 in Three

3 in Three

Platform: Mac OS

Publisher: Cinemaware Inline Design

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Platform: Sharp X68000, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, MSX

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Wolf Team

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 02, 1989?

On February 02, 1989 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 02, 1989?

On February 02, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 02, 1989?

On February 02, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 02, 1989?

On February 02, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 02, 1989?

On February 02, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 02, 1989?

On February 02, 1989 several famous people were born including, Ingrid Nilsen, Ivan Perisic, Alex Sharp.

Which famous people died on February 02, 1989?

Famous people died on February 02, 1989 include, Ondrej Nepela, Arnold Nordmeyer.

What was the number one song in February 02, 1989?

The number one song in the week of February 02, 1989 was When I'm With You by Sheriff in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney in UK.

What were the top hits on February 02, 1989?

The top hits on February 02, 1989 were When I'm With You by Sheriff, Straight Up by Paula Abdul, When The Children Cry by White Lion in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney, Belfast Child by Simple Minds, The Living Years by Mike & The Mechanics in UK.


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