Saturday July 08, 1989

US date format: 7/8/1989, UK date format: 8/7/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 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 Ashly Perez and Yarden Gerbi. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Good Thing by Fine Young Cannibals. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Cruising Bar, directed by Robert Ménard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Day of the Viper or Bruce Lee Lives.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

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Movies

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Cruising Bar

Cruising Bar

Directed by: Robert Ménard

Starring: Michel Côté, Louise Marleau, Geneviève Rioux, Véronique Le Flaguais

Batwara

Batwara

Directed by: J.P. Dutta

Starring: Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Poonam Dhillon

Lethal Weapon 2

Lethal Weapon 2

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit

Country: United States of America

Tridev

Tridev

Directed by: Rajiv Rai

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit

Luther the Geek

Luther the Geek

Directed by: Carlton J. Albright

Starring: Edward Terry, Joan Roth, Stacy Haiduk, Thomas Mills

TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

The O-Zone

The O-Zone

Hey Dude

Hey Dude

Days to next July 08

If July 08, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner

It'S Always Something

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To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

Citizens by Simon Schama

Citizens

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Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

Red Phoenix by Larry Bond

Red Phoenix

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In the aftermath of a series of student riots in Seoul, the U.S. Congress rushes a bill into law calling for the complete withdrawal of American troops from South Korea.

Playmates by Robert B. Parker

Playmates

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Spenser goes back to school--to investigate corruption in college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash.

Garden Of Lies by Eileen Goudge

Garden Of Lies

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In a moment of fear, Sylvie Rosenthal switches her newborn daughter--the obvious child of her lover--with another baby girl, and fate leads the two young women--leading separate, disparate lives--to meet again

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

The Final Fantasy Legend

The Final Fantasy Legend

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Cyan Worlds

Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Bruce Lee Lives

Bruce Lee Lives

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: The Software Toolworks


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