Saturday June 17, 1989

US date format: 6/17/1989, UK date format: 17/6/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 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 Simone Battle and Giorgos Tofas. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Loving You (Forever) by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Batman, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Capital Crimes by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gazza's Superstar Soccer or Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Events

  • US beats Guatemala 2-1, in third round of 1990 world soccer cup.

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Movies

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Batman

Batman

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

Country: United States of America

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Country: United States of America

Zombie 4: After Death

Zombie 4: After Death

Directed by: Claudio Fragasso

Starring: Jeff Stryker, Candice Daly, Massimo Vanni, Jim Gaines

Licence to Kill

Licence to Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto

Country: United States of America

Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Days to next June 17

If June 17, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 3 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth

The Negotiator

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Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States.

Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price

Stranger In Savannah

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The New York Times Bestseller: In the triumphant conclusion of the Savannah Quartet, the hearts of three families and the soul of a nation are torn by the passions of the

Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos

Innumeracy

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Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first published in 1988, argues that

Sketches From A Life by George F. Kennan

Sketches From A Life

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Written originally as a series of entries in a travel diary and now considered one of the most important memoirs of our time, Sketches from a Life is George F.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Grand Monster Slam

Grand Monster Slam

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC

Genre: Fantasy sports game

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Gazza's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Amiga 500/600, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Empire Interactive

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Virtual Console, Mega Drive Handheld, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (home versions on Taito Legends)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Cyber Cross

Cyber Cross

Platform: PC

Genre: Beat 'em up


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