Thursday April 06, 1989

US date format: 4/6/1989, UK date format: 6/4/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Katie Griffiths and Renārs Rode. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Look by Roxette. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Say Anything..., directed by Cameron Crowe, 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 Aleste 2 or Chicago 90.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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Events

  • Orel Hershiser ends his record 59 consecutive scoreless streak

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Movies

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Say Anything...

Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor

Country: United States of America

UHF

UHF

Directed by: Jay Levey

Starring: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards

Disorganized Crime

Disorganized Crime

Directed by: Jim Kouf

Starring: Hoyt Axton, Corbin Bernsen, Rubén Blades, Fred Gwynne

The Tall Guy

The Tall Guy

Directed by: Mel Smith

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Geraldine James

Major League

Major League

Directed by: David S. Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States of America

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 April 06

If April 06, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 5 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.

Midnight by Dean R. Koontz

Midnight

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Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos

Innumeracy

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Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first published in 1988, argues that

Billy Bathgate by E. L. Doctorow

Billy Bathgate

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To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang.

The Fortune by Michael Korda

The Fortune

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Twenty-four-year-old Alexa Walden secretly married 64-year-old millionaire Arthur Bannerman. And after his death, Alexa finds herself tainted with scandal and pitted against the powerful and privileged world of the New York

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aleste 2

Aleste 2

Platform: MSX2, Windows

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Compile

Castlevania: The Adventure

Castlevania: The Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Virtual Console (3DS)

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Chicago 90

Chicago 90

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Action, racing game

Publisher: Microïds

HardBall II

HardBall II

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Publisher: Accolade

Ballistix

Ballistix

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: EU Sizzlers; UK Psyclapse; UK Psyclapse; UK Psygnosis; UK Superior Software; JP Coconuts Japan; NA NEC Technologies

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 06, 1989?

On April 06, 1989 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 06, 1989?

On April 06, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 06, 1989?

On April 06, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 06, 1989?

On April 06, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 06, 1989?

On April 06, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 06, 1989?

On April 06, 1989 several famous people were born including, Katie Griffiths, Renārs Rode, Rigard van Klooster.

What was the number one song in April 06, 1989?

The number one song in the week of April 06, 1989 was The Look by Roxette in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles in UK.

What were the top hits on April 06, 1989?

The top hits on April 06, 1989 were The Look by Roxette, Eternal Flame by Bangles, Girl You Know It's True by Milli Vanilli in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles, Like A Prayer by Madonna, If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red in UK.


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