Sunday January 08, 1989

US date format: 1/8/1989, UK date format: 8/1/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 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 Mariana Vicente and Aaron Cruden. 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 Conquests of Camelot or Baribari Legend.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • 42nd Street closes at Winter Garden Theater in New York City, New York after 3,486 performances.
  • Starlight Express closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 761 performances
  • Boeing 737-400 crashes in England, 46 die
  • Soviet Union promises to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons.
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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

Mystic Pizza

Mystic Pizza

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on January 08, 1989

Sport Games on January 08, 1989


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Cincinnati Bengals : 10 - 21
  • San Francisco 49ers - Chicago Bears : 28 - 3
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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 08

If January 08, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 18 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?

Clash at Demonhead

Clash at Demonhead

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action-adventure Platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Conquests of Camelot

Conquests of Camelot

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Baribari Legend

Baribari Legend

Genre: Action, Sports, Drama

ABC Monday Night Football

ABC Monday Night Football

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Commodore 64, SNES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East

Cameltry

Cameltry

Platform: Arcade game, SNES, FM Towns, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platformer/Racing

Publisher: Taito


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