Friday January 13, 1989

US date format: 1/13/1989, UK date format: 13/1/1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1989). The US president was Ronald Reagan (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 Beau Mirchoff and Julian Perretta. In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Prerogative by Bobby Brown. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond the Black Hole or The Dark Heart of Uukrul.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).

Events

  • Computers across Britain hit by Friday the 13th virus
  • Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq.
  • Jerry Parks, Oklahoma defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate.
  • New York subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins one-year jail sentence.

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Movies

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Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo

Country: United States of America

Baxter

Baxter

Directed by: Jérôme Boivin

Starring: Lise Delamare, Jean Mercure, Jacques Spiesser, Catherine Ferran

Winter People

Winter People

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kelly McGillis, Lloyd Bridges, Mitchell Ryan

Gleaming the Cube

Gleaming the Cube

Directed by: Graeme Clifford

Starring: Christian Slater, Steven Bauer, Richard Herd, Le Tuan

The January Man

The January Man

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Starring: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Keitel

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TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance

Carrusel

Carrusel

Starring: Gabriela Rivero, Augusto Benedico, Armando Calvo, Odiseo Bichir

Country: Mexico

Dolphin Cove

Dolphin Cove

Days to next January 13

If January 13, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera

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In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice

The Queen Of The Damned

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In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

Final Flight by Stephen Coonts

Final Flight

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The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

Dear Mili by Wilhelm Grimm

Dear Mili

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On September 28, 1983, the discovery of a previously unknown tale by Wilhelm Grimm was reported on the front page of The New York Times.

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beyond the Black Hole

Beyond the Black Hole

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Brøderbund

Cyber Cross

Cyber Cross

Platform: PC

Genre: Beat 'em up

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Arcus II: Silent Symphony

Platform: Sharp X68000, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, MSX

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Wolf Team

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 13, 1989?

On January 13, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 13, 1989?

On January 13, 1989 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 13, 1989?

On January 13, 1989 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 13, 1989?

On January 13, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 13, 1989?

On January 13, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 13, 1989?

On January 13, 1989 several famous people were born including, Beau Mirchoff, Julian Perretta, James Berrett.

Which famous people died on January 13, 1989?

Famous people died on January 13, 1989 include, Joe Spinell.

What was the number one song in January 13, 1989?

The number one song in the week of January 13, 1989 was My Prerogative by Bobby Brown in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason in UK.

What were the top hits on January 13, 1989?

The top hits on January 13, 1989 were My Prerogative by Bobby Brown, Two Hearts by Phil Collins, Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason, Crackers International (EP) by Erasure, Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney in UK.


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