Saturday January 14, 1989

US date format: 1/14/1989, UK date format: 14/1/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 14, 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 Frankie Sandford and Élodie Clouvel. 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 The Colonel's Bequest or Dangerous Seed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
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Events

  • Romance / Romance closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 297 performances
  • Former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped.

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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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 14, 1989?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Especially For You
  2. - Crackers International (EP)
  3. - Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart
  4. - The Living Years
  5. - Buffalo Stance

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Como Tu Mujer
  2. - BOCA ROSA
  3. - SI EL AMOR SE VA
  4. - TU PRESA FACIL
  5. - BORINQUENA

TV Series

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Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance

Carrusel

Carrusel

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

Country: Mexico

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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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

By:

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?

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements

Platform: NES/Famicom

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Taito

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

Casino Kid

Casino Kid

Platform: NES

Genre: Casino

Publisher: Sofel

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 14, 1989?

On January 14, 1989 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 14, 1989?

On January 14, 1989 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 14, 1989?

On January 14, 1989 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 14, 1989?

On January 14, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 14, 1989?

On January 14, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 14, 1989?

On January 14, 1989 several famous people were born including, Frankie Sandford, Élodie Clouvel, Emma Greenwell.

What was the number one song in January 14, 1989?

The number one song in the week of January 14, 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 14, 1989?

The top hits on January 14, 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.