Monday January 02, 1989

US date format: 1/2/1989, UK date format: 2/1/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 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 James Byrne and Maksims Bogdanovs. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Winter People, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Zhagwhar or Dangerous Seed.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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Events

  • UCLA wins a record 7th consecutive bowl game.
  • Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship.
  • Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa takes office as the third President of Sri Lanka

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Movies

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Winter People

Winter People

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kelly McGillis, Lloyd Bridges, Mitchell Ryan

Gleaming the Cube

Gleaming the Cube

Directed by: Graeme Clifford

Starring: Christian Slater, Steven Bauer, Richard Herd, Le Tuan

The January Man

The January Man

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Starring: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Keitel

The Experts

The Experts

Directed by: Dave Thomas

Starring: John Travolta, Arye Gross, Kelly Preston, Deborah Foreman

Another Woman

Another Woman

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner

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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

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

I, Lovett

I, Lovett

Written by:

Starring: Norman Lovett, Dicken Ashworth, Sara Corper, Geoffrey Hughes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

La extraña dama

La extraña dama

Days to next January 02

If January 02, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice

The Queen Of The Damned

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In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

Caribbean by James A. Michener

Caribbean

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In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.

Christmas In America by David Cohen

Christmas In America

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Christmas In America: Images Of The Holiday Season By 100 Of America's Leading P

Seven Stories Of Christmas Love by Leo Buscaglia

Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

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This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

AmeriDarts

AmeriDarts

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Ameri

Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision


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