Wednesday April 12, 1989

US date format: 4/12/1989, UK date format: 12/4/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 12, 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 Vegetta777 and Antonia Iacobescu. 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 ABC Monday Night Football or Cameltry.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
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Events

  • Peter Ueberroth deal to purchase Eastern Airlines falls through
  • Third Soul Train Music Awards: Anita Baker wins.
  • Abbie Hoffman, yippie peace activist of the 1960s, dies at age 52.

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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 12

If April 12, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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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?

Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Super Famicom, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

ABC Monday Night Football

ABC Monday Night Football

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East

Final Lap Twin

Final Lap Twin

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Racing RPG

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

Cameltry

Cameltry

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

Genre: Platformer/Racing

Publisher: Taito

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 12, 1989?

On April 12, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is April 12, 1989?

On April 12, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 12, 1989?

On April 12, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 12, 1989?

On April 12, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 12, 1989?

On April 12, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 12, 1989?

On April 12, 1989 several famous people were born including, Vegetta777 , T Mills, Antonia Iacobescu.

What was the number one song in April 12, 1989?

The number one song in the week of April 12, 1989 was She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles in UK.

What were the top hits on April 12, 1989?

The top hits on April 12, 1989 were She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals, The Look by Roxette, Like A Prayer by Madonna in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles, Like A Prayer by Madonna, If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red in UK.


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