Thursday March 23, 1989

US date format: 3/23/1989, UK date format: 23/3/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 23, 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 Mike Will and Daniel Hardcastle. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. How to Get Ahead in Advertising, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rivalen der Rennbahn. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle or Gekitotsu Shiku Battle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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Events

  • 2 Utah scientists claim they have produced fusion at room temperature
  • Joel Steinberg sentenced to 25 yrs for killing his adopted daughter
  • Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann announce that they have achieved cold fusion at room temperature at the University of Utah.
  • March 23–28 ndash The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia passes constitutional changes revoking the autonomy of the Socialist Autonomous Province of Kosovo, triggering six days of rioting by the Albanian minority, during which at least 29 people were killed.

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Movies

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How to Get Ahead in Advertising

How to Get Ahead in Advertising

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Rachel Ward, Richard Wilson, Jacqueline Tong

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

TV Series

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Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

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

Days to next March 23

If March 23, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport

The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing

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One boy spends six hours a day washing himself—and still can't believe he will ever be cleanAnother sufferer must check her stove hundreds of times daily to make sure she has

Gracie by George Burns

Gracie

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"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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

Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss

Blind Faith

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The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy.

Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer

Morning Glory

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From the author of "Vows" and "The Gamble", comes the story of Ella Dinsmore and Will Parker. Ella, widowed at 26 and with two small children, advertises for a husband, through

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gates of Zendocon

Gates of Zendocon

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Shoot-'em-up

Publisher: Atari

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

Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball Z

Genre: Comedy, Martial arts, Science fantasy

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels

Platform: Super Famicom Mobile phones

Genre: Wrestling

Publisher: Tecmo

Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Gekitotsu Shiku Battle

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Irem

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 23, 1989?

On March 23, 1989 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is March 23, 1989?

On March 23, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 23, 1989?

On March 23, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 23, 1989?

On March 23, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 23, 1989?

On March 23, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 23, 1989?

On March 23, 1989 several famous people were born including, Mike Will, Ayesha Curry, Daniel Hardcastle.

What was the number one song in March 23, 1989?

The number one song in the week of March 23, 1989 was The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics in US and Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan in UK.

What were the top hits on March 23, 1989?

The top hits on March 23, 1989 were The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics, Eternal Flame by Bangles, Girl You Know It's True by Milli Vanilli 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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