Monday October 23, 1989

US date format: 10/23/1989, UK date format: 23/10/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Christopher Stuart and Sara Rubin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Bride of Re-Animator, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Lap Twin or Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • George Harrison releases Best of Dark Horse 1976-89 album
  • Hungary proclaims itself a Republic and declares communist rule ended
  • Phillips Disaster in Pasadena, Texas kills 23 and injures 314 others.
  • US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) returns from space.
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Movies

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Bride of Re-Animator

Bride of Re-Animator

Directed by: Brian Yuzna

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones, Fabiana Udenio

Black Rainbow

Black Rainbow

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce, Mark Joy

Chopper Chicks in Zombietown

Chopper Chicks in Zombietown

Directed by: Dan Hoskins

Starring: Jamie Rose, Catherine Carlen, Lycia Naff, Vicki Frederick

Kill Me Again

Kill Me Again

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Pat Mulligan, Nick Dimitri

Immediate Family

Immediate Family

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon

Sport Games on October 23, 1989

Sport Games on October 23, 1989


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Phoenix Cardinals : 20 - 34
  • Dallas Cowboys - Kansas City Chiefs : 28 - 36
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 24 - 21
  • Green Bay Packers - Miami Dolphins : 20 - 23
  • Indianapolis Colts - Cincinnati Bengals : 23 - 12
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TV Series

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The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Days to next October 23

If October 23, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 11 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Roseanne by Roseanne Barr

Roseanne

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An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

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Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

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Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

Some Can Whistle by Larry McMurtry

Some Can Whistle

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"Mr. Deck, are you my stinkin' Daddy?" In a furious phone call from T.R., the daughter he's never met, Danny Deck gets the jolt of his life.

Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker

Poodle Springs

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When Raymond Chandler died in 1959, he left behind the first four chapters of a new Philip Marlowe thriller. Now three decades later, Robert B.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bumpy

Bumpy

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

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

Final Lap Twin

Final Lap Twin

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Racing RPG

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Cyan Worlds

Demon's World/Horror Story

Demon's World/Horror Story

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine (as Horror Story)

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation Toaplan (in some regions)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 23, 1989 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 23, 1989?

On October 23, 1989 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 23, 1989?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 23, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on October 23, 1989?

On October 23, 1989 several famous people were born including, Christopher Stuart, Sara Rubin, Viktor Agardius.

Which famous people died on October 23, 1989?

Famous people died on October 23, 1989 include, Armida .

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

The number one song in the week of October 23, 1989 was Miss You Much by Janet Jackson in US and Ride On Time by Black Box in UK.

What were the top hits on October 23, 1989?

The top hits on October 23, 1989 were Miss You Much by Janet Jackson, Sowing The Seeds Of Love by Tears For Fears, Listen To Your Heart by Roxette in US and Ride On Time by Black Box, That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic featuring Felly in UK.


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