Tuesday April 11, 1989

US date format: 4/11/1989, UK date format: 11/4/1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 11, 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 Eka Darville and Enner Valencia. In that special week of April people in US were listening to She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clash at Demonhead or Castle of the Winds.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
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Events

  • Flyers, scores short-handed into an empty net beating Caps 8-5

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Movies

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Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, Amy Madigan

Country: United States of America

Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary

Directed by: Mary Lambert

Starring: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne, Brad Greenquist

Country: United States of America

The Return of the Musketeers

The Return of the Musketeers

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Michael York, Oliver Reed, Frank Finlay, C. Thomas Howell

Checking Out

Checking Out

Directed by: David Leland

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Mayron, Michael Tucker, Kathleen York

Say Anything...

Say Anything...

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Starring: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor

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 11

If April 11, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 17 days.
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Books

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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

Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss

Blind Faith

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The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses

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One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

Intellectuals by Paul Johnson

Intellectuals

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A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Platform: NES/Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Taito

Clash at Demonhead

Clash at Demonhead

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action-adventure Platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Epic MegaGames

Dragon Wars

Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision


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