Monday May 22, 1989

US date format: 5/22/1989, UK date format: 22/5/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 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 Bradley Martyn and Lexy Panterra. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tierparkgeschichten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deep Blue or Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • Amid food riots and looting set off by inflation, Argentina declares a nationwide state of siege.
  • Boris Yeltsin gains a seat on the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.
  • Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The 10nbspm (33nbspft) high ''Goddess of Democracy'' statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.
  • NATO agrees to talks with the Soviet Union on reducing the number of short-range nuclear weapons in Europe.
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Movies

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Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

Warlock

Warlock

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

Renegades

Renegades

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jami Gertz, Robert Knepper

My Mom's a Werewolf

My Mom's a Werewolf

Directed by: Michael Fischa

Starring: Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck

No Holds Barred

No Holds Barred

Directed by: Thomas J. Wright

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 3 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 4 days.
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Books

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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

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

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses

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One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

Playmates by Robert B. Parker

Playmates

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Spenser goes back to school--to investigate corruption in college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Caliber .50

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

Deep Blue

Deep Blue

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Shoot' em up

Publisher: NEC

DJ Boy

DJ Boy

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Kaneko, Sammy

Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation[1]

Publisher: Bandai

Bruce Lee Lives

Bruce Lee Lives

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: The Software Toolworks


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