Wednesday November 15, 1989

US date format: 11/15/1989, UK date format: 15/11/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 15, 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 Tim Corcoran and Xavier Mercier. 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. Back to the Future Part II, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Head First by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 750cc Grand Prix or Castlevania: The Adventure.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
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Events

  • Batman is released on video tape
  • Few Good Men opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 497 performances
  • Bret Saberhagen wins AL Cy Young Award
  • Walter Davis (Denver) begins NBA free throw streak of 53 games
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Movies

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Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

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

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 15

If November 15, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 10 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Head First by Norman Cousins

Head First

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"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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 …

I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise by Erma Bombeck

I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise

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This is a heartwarming book about kids surviving cancer. America's favorite family writer brings us the stories of children who have every hope of beating the odds and living to drive

The Long Gray Line by Rick Atkinson

The Long Gray Line

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"A story of epic proportions [and] an awesome feat of biographical reconstruction."―The Boston GlobeA classic of its kind, The Long Gray Line is the twenty-five-year saga of the West Point class

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

The Pillars of the Earth

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View our Ken Follett feature page. Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic—a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral—stunned readers and critics …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

750cc Grand Prix

750cc Grand Prix

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Castlevania: The Adventure

Castlevania: The Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Virtual Console (3DS)

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

The Astyanax

The Astyanax

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco

Demon's World/Horror Story

Demon's World/Horror Story

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine (as Horror Story)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation Toaplan (in some regions)

Final Fight

Final Fight

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Mega-CD, ZX Spectrum, Super NES, X68000, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, iOS

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 15, 1989?

On November 15, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is November 15, 1989?

On November 15, 1989 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 15, 1989?

On November 15, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 15, 1989?

On November 15, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 15, 1989?

On November 15, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 15, 1989?

On November 15, 1989 several famous people were born including, Tim Corcoran, Xavier Mercier, Jonalyn Viray.

What was the number one song in November 15, 1989?

The number one song in the week of November 15, 1989 was When I See You Smile by Bad English in US and All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield in UK.

What were the top hits on November 15, 1989?

The top hits on November 15, 1989 were When I See You Smile by Bad English, Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli, Love Shack by The B-52's in US and All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield, You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block, Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli in UK.


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