Friday April 07, 1989

US date format: 4/7/1989, UK date format: 7/4/1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 7, 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 Teddy Riner and Alexa Demara. 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 All American Football or Arcus II: Silent Symphony.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
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Events

  • Soviet submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway killing 42 sailors.
  • Georgian demonstrators are massacred by Red Army soldiers in Tbilisi's central square during a peaceful rally 20 citizens are killed, many injured.
  • A dispute over grazing rights leads to the beginning of the Mauritania–Senegal Border War.

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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 07

If April 07, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 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.

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?

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

All American Football

All American Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Leland

Codename: ICEMAN

Codename: ICEMAN

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game, partially Submarine simulator

Publisher: Sierra

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Data East

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Platform: Sharp X68000, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, MSX

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Wolf Team

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 07, 1989?

On April 07, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 07, 1989?

On April 07, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 07, 1989?

On April 07, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 07, 1989?

On April 07, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 07, 1989?

On April 07, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 07, 1989?

On April 07, 1989 several famous people were born including, Teddy Riner, Alexa Demara, Franco Di Santo.

Which famous people died on April 07, 1989?

Famous people died on April 07, 1989 include, Tikhon Toropets.

What was the number one song in April 07, 1989?

The number one song in the week of April 07, 1989 was The Look by Roxette in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles in UK.

What were the top hits on April 07, 1989?

The top hits on April 07, 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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