Thursday March 16, 1989

US date format: 3/16/1989, UK date format: 16/3/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 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 Blake Griffin and Theo Walcott. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Francesco, directed by Liliana Cavani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Straight to the Heart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy World Dizzy or The Colonel's Bequest.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Events

  • The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union approves agricultural reforms allowing farmers the right to lease state-owned farms for life.

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Movies

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Francesco

Francesco

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Helena Bonham Carter, Andréa Ferréol, Nikolaus Dutsch

Troop Beverly Hills

Troop Beverly Hills

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross

Sonny Boy

Sonny Boy

Directed by: Robert Martin Carroll

Starring: David Carradine, Paul L. Smith, Brad Dourif, Conrad Janis

Fletch Lives

Fletch Lives

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey

Leviathan

Leviathan

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Daniel Stern

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Straight to the Heart

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

Molle mit Korn

Molle mit Korn

Anything But Love

Anything But Love

Directed by: Jay Billion/Jason M. Evans

Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

The Women of Brewster Place

The Women of Brewster Place

Days to next March 16

If March 16, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Star by Danielle Steel

Star

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Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch

Parting The Waters

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In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

Midnight by Dean R. Koontz

Midnight

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The Fortune by Michael Korda

The Fortune

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Twenty-four-year-old Alexa Walden secretly married 64-year-old millionaire Arthur Bannerman. And after his death, Alexa finds herself tainted with scandal and pitted against the powerful and privileged world of the New York

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

AmeriDarts

AmeriDarts

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Ameri

Crime Fighters

Crime Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Fantasy World Dizzy

Fantasy World Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Enterprise 64/128, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Codemasters

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Cyan Worlds

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 16, 1989?

On March 16, 1989 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is March 16, 1989?

On March 16, 1989 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 16, 1989?

On March 16, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 16, 1989?

On March 16, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 16, 1989?

On March 16, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 16, 1989?

On March 16, 1989 several famous people were born including, Blake Griffin, Theo Walcott, Tamara Kalinic.

What was the number one song in March 16, 1989?

The number one song in the week of March 16, 1989 was Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson in US and Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan in UK.

What were the top hits on March 16, 1989?

The top hits on March 16, 1989 were Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson, The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics, Roni by Bobby Brown in US and Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan, Like A Prayer by Madonna, Help! by Bananarama & Lananeeneenoonoo in UK.


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