Sunday November 12, 1989

US date format: 11/12/1989, UK date format: 12/11/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Paul Jessup and Ryan Jessup. In that special week of November people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Willy the Sparrow, directed by József Gémes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathtrack or The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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Events

  • Grand Hotel opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 1018 performances
  • Brazil holds its first free presidential election since 1960.
  • Brazil holds its first free presidential election since 1960. This marks the first time that all Ibero-American nations, excepting Cuba, have elected constitutional governments simultaneously.

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Movies

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Willy the Sparrow

Willy the Sparrow

Directed by: József Gémes

Starring: Levente Igaz, Klári Tolnay, József Székhelyi, Eszter Kárász

Valmont

Valmont

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk

Prancer

Prancer

Directed by: John D. Hancock

Starring: Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Rutanya Alda, Abe Vigoda

Harlem Nights

Harlem Nights

Directed by: Eddie Murphy

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, Julia Roberts

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on November 12, 1989

Sport Games on November 12, 1989


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 3 - 45
  • Chicago Bears - Pittsburgh Steelers : 20 - 0
  • Cleveland Browns - Seattle Seahawks : 17 - 7
  • Dallas Cowboys - Phoenix Cardinals : 20 - 24
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 16 - 13
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TV Series

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The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Days to next November 12

If November 12, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 8 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

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Allan Gurganus's Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All became an instant classic upon its publication. Critics and readers alike fell in love with the voice of ninety-nine-year-old Lucy Marsden, one of

Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night by Lewis Grizzard

Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night

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"A first-rate irascible American humorist...This man Grizzard deserves high honors in the field of fun."ATLANTA JOURNAL & CONSTITUTIONIn his twelfth collection of outrageous writings, he's kinder.

The Dark Half by Stephen King

The Dark Half

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Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “wondrously frightening” (Publishers Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller about a writer’s horrific and haunting pseudonym.“I’m back...I’m back from the dead and you don’t seem glad to see me at all, you ungrateful …

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.

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

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Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Garfield: Winter's Tail

Garfield: Winter's Tail

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: The Edge

The Astyanax

The Astyanax

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco

Deathtrack

Deathtrack

Platform: PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Four Trax

Four Trax

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA


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