Saturday March 18, 1989

US date format: 3/18/1989, UK date format: 18/3/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 18, 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 Lily Collins and Steve Patrick. 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 Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Straight to the Heart. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China or Prince of Persia.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Edward (d.978)
  • Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
  • Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
  • Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
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Events

  • Largest Art robbery in the history (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston), where 12 paintings valued at $100 million are stolen
  • Dino Ciccarelli sets Washington Capitals' record of 7 points in a game.
  • In Egypt, a 4,400-year-old mummy is found nearby the Pyramid of Cheops.
  • 27th space shuttle mission, STS-29 (Discovery 8), returns to Earth.
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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

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 18

If March 18, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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?

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up#Scrolling shootersScrolling shooter

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

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Data East

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Platform: NES

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: LJN


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