Sunday March 12, 1989

US date format: 3/12/1989, UK date format: 12/3/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Tyler Clary and AJ Rafael. 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 Don Doko Don or SaGa.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • Two cyanide-contaminated Chilean grapes found (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).
  • Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election.

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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

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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 12

If March 12, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 16 days.
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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?

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

Don Doko Don

Don Doko Don

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, PC Engine

Genre: Action, Platform, Comical action game

Publisher: Taito

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Hi-Score; NA Nexoft Corporation

Dungeon Explorer

Dungeon Explorer

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Hudson Soft

SaGa

SaGa

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Nintendo DS, Super Nintendo, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix (formerly Square)


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