Thursday November 02, 1989

US date format: 11/2/1989, UK date format: 2/11/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Stevan Jovetic and Stevan Jovetić. 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 Battle Shark or Darius II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 02, 1989?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
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Events

  • Meet Me in St. Louis opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 performances
  • North Dakota and South Dakota celebrate their 100th Birthdays.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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 02

If November 02, 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?

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Don Doko Don

Don Doko Don

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, PC Engine

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

F29 Retaliator

F29 Retaliator

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, FM Towns, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ocean Software

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (home versions on Taito Legends)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Darius II

Darius II

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Boy, PC Engine (Super CD-ROM²), Master System, Sega Saturn, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP NEC (PCECD) EU SEGA (SMS) SA Tec Toy (MD/SMS); JP NEC (PCECD); EU SEGA (SMS); SA Tec Toy (MD/SMS)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is November 02, 1989?

On November 02, 1989 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 02, 1989?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 02, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on November 02, 1989?

On November 02, 1989 several famous people were born including, Stevan Jovetic, Katelyn Tarver, Stevan Jovetić

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

The number one song in the week of November 02, 1989 was Listen To Your Heart by Roxette in US and All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield in UK

What were the top hits on November 02, 1989?

The top hits on November 02, 1989 were Listen To Your Heart by Roxette, Cover Girl by New Kids On The Block, Miss You Much by Janet Jackson in US and All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield, You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block, Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli in UK


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