Wednesday March 08, 1989

US date format: 3/8/1989, UK date format: 8/3/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Marloes Horst and Ming Xi. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Fletch Lives, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Molle mit Korn. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crime Fighters or Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
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Events

  • Heidi Chronicles opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 621 performances
  • Roger Kingdom runs indoor world record 60m hurdles (7.37 seconds)

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Movies

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Fletch Lives

Fletch Lives

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey

Leviathan

Leviathan

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Daniel Stern

Country: United States of America

Slaves of New York

Slaves of New York

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Bernadette Peters, Adam Coleman Howard, Chris Sarandon, Mary Beth Hurt

Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death

Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death

Directed by: J.F. Lawton

Starring: Shannon Tweed, Bill Maher, Karen M. Waldron, Adrienne Barbeau

Rooftops

Rooftops

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Jason Gedrick, Troy Byer, Eddie Velez, Tisha Campbell-Martin

TV Series

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Molle mit Korn

Molle mit Korn

Anything But Love

Anything But Love

Directed by: Jay Billion/Jason M. Evans

Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

Tre kärlekar

Tre kärlekar

Transformers: Victory

Transformers: Victory

Days to next March 08

If March 08, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul by Douglas Adams

The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul

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When a passenger check-in desk at London's Heathrow Airport disappears in a ball of orange flame, the explosion is deemed an act of God.

Richard Burton by Melvyn Bragg

Richard Burton

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A biography of Richard Burton containing his own words, through the co-operation of members of his family who made available to Bragg various diaries and letters.

The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport

The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing

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One boy spends six hours a day washing himself—and still can't believe he will ever be cleanAnother sufferer must check her stove hundreds of times daily to make sure she has

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Legends, Lies, And Cherished Myths Of American History by Richard Shenkman

Legends, Lies, And Cherished Myths Of American History

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The truth and nothing but the truth—Richard Shenkman sheds light on America's most believed legends.The story of Columbus discovering the world was round was invented by Washington Irving.The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crime Fighters

Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

Beyond the Black Hole

Beyond the Black Hole

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 08, 1989?

On March 08, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 08, 1989?

On March 08, 1989 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 08, 1989?

On March 08, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 08, 1989?

On March 08, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 08, 1989?

On March 08, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 08, 1989?

On March 08, 1989 several famous people were born including, Marloes Horst, Ming Xi, CyreneQ .

What was the number one song in March 08, 1989?

The number one song in the week of March 08, 1989 was Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson in US and Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan in UK.

What were the top hits on March 08, 1989?

The top hits on March 08, 1989 were Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson, The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics, You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix) by New Kids On The Block in US and Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan, Like A Prayer by Madonna, Help! by Bananarama & Lananeeneenoonoo in UK.


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