Saturday September 23, 1989

US date format: 9/23/1989, UK date format: 23/9/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Brandon Jennings and Lee-Ann Curren. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Welcome Home, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blackadder Goes Forth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost Lion or Destiny of an Emperor.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
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Events

  • Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning
  • A cease-fire in the Lebanese Civil War stops the violence that had killed 900 people since March.

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Movies

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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Sam Waterston, Brian Keith

A Fool and His Money

A Fool and His Money

Directed by: Daniel Adams

Starring: Jonathan Penner, Gerald Orange, Sandra Bullock, George Plimpton

Black Rain

Black Rain

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Country: United States of America

A Dry White Season

A Dry White Season

Directed by: Euzhan Palcy

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

Sea of Love

Sea of Love

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman, Michael Rooker

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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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

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Days to next September 23

If September 23, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1989?

  • LIFE: Flight 232 Plane Crash
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saving the Rain Forest -- Sep. 18, 1989
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9190
  • RollingStone: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Books

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Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Clear And Present Danger

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THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

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 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.

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

The Writing Life

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Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

Running The Amazon by Joe Kane

Running The Amazon

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The voyage began in the lunar terrain of the Peruvian Andes, where coca leaf is the only remedy against altitude sickness.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ghost Lion

Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

After The War

After The War

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Coin-op

Genre: Action

Publisher: Dinamic Software

E-Type

E-Type

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Avoid the Noid

Avoid the Noid

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: ShareData


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