Monday September 11, 1989

US date format: 9/11/1989, UK date format: 11/9/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Michael Willett . In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Black Rain, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alien Nation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.A.T. or X-Men: Madness in Murderworld.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa changes call letters to KGGO
  • Drexel formally pleads guilty to security fraud.
  • The Iron Curtain opens between the communist Hungary and Austria. From Hungary thousands of East Germans throng to Austria and West Germany.

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Movies

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Black Rain

Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Country: United States of America

A Dry White Season

A Dry White Season

Directed by: Euzhan Palcy

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

Sea of Love

Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman, Michael Rooker

Country: United States of America

The Blood of Heroes

The Blood of Heroes

Directed by: David Webb Peoples

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Delroy Lindo, Anna Katarina

Chattahoochee

Chattahoochee

Directed by: Mick Jackson

Starring: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

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TV Series

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Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

The Paradise Club

The Paradise Club

Days to next September 11

If September 11, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1989?

  • LIFE: Flight 232 Plane Crash
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Citizens Fight Drugs -- Sep. 11, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9189
  • RollingStone: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Books

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While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Clear And Present Danger

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THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

The Writing Life

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Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

The Good Times by Russell Baker

The Good Times

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"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Conquests of Camelot

Conquests of Camelot

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

B.A.T.

B.A.T.

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure, role-playing video game

Publisher: Ubisoft

The Astyanax

The Astyanax

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation[1]

Publisher: Bandai


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