Saturday January 07, 1989, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1989, UK date format: 7/1/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 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 John Degenkolb and TymetheInfamous . 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 Double Dunk or Dynasty Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

Events

  • Akhito becomes Emperor of Japan
  • Cleveland Cavaliers block 21 New York Knicks' shots tying NBA regulation game record.
  • International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris.

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  • Hirohito : Japanese royalty, the first born son of...

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

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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 07

If January 07, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 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?

Hard Drivin'

Hard Drivin'

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

Genre: Driving simulation

Publisher: Atari Games

Beyond the Black Hole

Beyond the Black Hole

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Dynasty Wars

Dynasty Wars

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Final Lap Twin

Final Lap Twin

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Racing RPG

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 07, 1989 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 07, 1989?

On January 07, 1989 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 07, 1989?

On January 07, 1989 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 07, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on January 07, 1989?

On January 07, 1989 several famous people were born including, John Degenkolb, Emiliano Insua, TymetheInfamous .

Which famous people died on January 07, 1989?

Famous people died on January 07, 1989 include, Hirohito .

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

The number one song in the week of January 07, 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 07, 1989?

The top hits on January 07, 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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