Wednesday October 04, 1989

US date format: 10/4/1989, UK date format: 4/10/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 4, 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 Dakota Johnson and Lil Mama. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Crimes and Misdemeanors, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blackadder Goes Forth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China or The Duel: Test Drive II.
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  • Giants Will Clark hits 1st NLCS grand slam since 1977

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Movies

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Crimes and Misdemeanors

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

The Fabulous Baker Boys

The Fabulous Baker Boys

Directed by: Steve Kloves

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Matt Lattanzi, Loryn Locklin, Grant Heslov, Billy Morrissette

Look Who's Talking

Look Who's Talking

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, George Segal

Country: United States of America

Damned River

Damned River

Directed by: Michael Schroeder

Starring: Stephen Shellen, Lisa Aliff, John Terlesky, Marc Poppel

TV Series

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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

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Days to next October 04

If October 04, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 11 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 days.
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Books

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A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann

A Woman Named Jackie

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This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

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

It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner

It'S Always Something

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To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

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.

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

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Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

Gates of Zendocon

Gates of Zendocon

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Shoot-'em-up

Publisher: Atari

At The Carnival

At The Carnival

Platform: Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle game

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, SNES/Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Codename: ICEMAN

Codename: ICEMAN

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game, partially Submarine simulator

Publisher: Sierra


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