Thursday January 05, 1989

US date format: 1/5/1989, UK date format: 5/1/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 5, 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 Krisztian Nemeth and Krisztián Németh. 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 Digital Champ: Battle Boxing or The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

Events

  • Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990
  • Two French TV newsmen are arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on three airlines at JFK airport in security test.

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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

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 05

If January 05, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 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?

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Bumpy

Bumpy

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation[1]

Publisher: Bandai

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 05, 1989?

On January 05, 1989 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 05, 1989?

On January 05, 1989 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 05, 1989?

On January 05, 1989 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 05, 1989?

On January 05, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 05, 1989?

On January 05, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 05, 1989?

On January 05, 1989 several famous people were born including, Krisztian Nemeth, Krisztián Németh.

What was the number one song in January 05, 1989?

The number one song in the week of January 05, 1989 was Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason in UK.

What were the top hits on January 05, 1989?

The top hits on January 05, 1989 were Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison, My Prerogative by Bobby Brown, Two Hearts by Phil Collins in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason, Crackers International (EP) by Erasure, Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney in UK.


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