Wednesday May 03, 1989

US date format: 5/3/1989, UK date format: 3/5/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 3, 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 Selah Sue and Kelsey Smith. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. See No Evil, Hear No Evil, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements or Crack Down.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
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Movies

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey

Country: United States of America

Too Beautiful for You

Too Beautiful for You

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Carole Bouquet, François Cluzet

Society

Society

Directed by: Brian Yuzna

Starring: Billy Warlock, Devin DeVasquez, Evan Richards, Ben Meyerson

The Rachel Papers

The Rachel Papers

Directed by: Damian Harris

Starring: Dexter Fletcher, Ione Skye, Jonathan Pryce, James Spader

Night Visitor

Night Visitor

Directed by: Rupert Hitzig

Starring: Derek Rydall, Allen Garfield, Kathleen Bailey, Jovanni Brascia

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Straight to the Heart

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

Days to next May 03

If May 03, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 4 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

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Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving

A Prayer For Owen Meany

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I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the

A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan

A Bright Shining Lie

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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

The Temple Of My Familiar by Alice Walker

The Temple Of My Familiar

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First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

The Edge by Dick Francis

The Edge

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A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Platform: NES/Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Taito

B.A.T.

B.A.T.

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure, role-playing video game

Publisher: Ubisoft

Crack Down

Crack Down

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

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Sega U.S. Gold (home computer versions)

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)

Cyber Police ESWAT

Cyber Police ESWAT

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Master System

Genre: scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega


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