Saturday October 14, 1989

US date format: 10/14/1989, UK date format: 14/10/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 14, 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 Mia Wasikowska and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Fat Man and Little Boy, directed by Roland Joffé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Blessings by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chicago 90 or Bad News Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1989, at October 14 across the years or at October 1989 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
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Events

  • Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consecutive World Series openers
  • Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards.

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Movies

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Crimes and Misdemeanors

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi

Country: United States of America

Henry V

Henry V

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

Country: United States of America

The Abyss

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States of America

The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Days to next October 14

If October 14, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Blessings by Belva Plain

Blessings

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At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky's dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was skyrocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

By:

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.

Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith

Polar Star

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He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

Tales From Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett

Tales From Margaritaville

By:

Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann

A Woman Named Jackie

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This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chicago 90

Chicago 90

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Action, racing game

Publisher: Microïds

Blood Money

Blood Money

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC (MS-DOS)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

Bad News Baseball

Bad News Baseball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Dynamite Duke

Dynamite Duke

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Master System, X68000

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (arcade) Sega (SMS, Genesis)

Blazing Lazers

Blazing Lazers

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is October 14, 1989?

On October 14, 1989 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 14, 1989?

On October 14, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 14, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on October 14, 1989?

On October 14, 1989 several famous people were born including, Mia Wasikowska, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Which famous people died on October 14, 1989?

Famous people died on October 14, 1989 include, Michael Carmine.

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

The number one song in the week of October 14, 1989 was Miss You Much by Janet Jackson in US and Ride On Time by Black Box in UK.

What were the top hits on October 14, 1989?

The top hits on October 14, 1989 were Miss You Much by Janet Jackson, Cherish by Madonna, Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli in US and Ride On Time by Black Box, That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic featuring Felly in UK.


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