Saturday June 24, 1989

US date format: 6/24/1989, UK date format: 24/6/1989

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 Teklemariam Medhin . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Satisfied by Richard Marx. In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Luther the Geek, directed by Carlton J. Albright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing AmeriDarts or E-Type.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Events

  • Cards Vince Coleman steals record 39th and 40th consecutive bases
  • Jiang Zemin becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of China.

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Movies

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Luther the Geek

Luther the Geek

Directed by: Carlton J. Albright

Starring: Edward Terry, Joan Roth, Stacy Haiduk, Thomas Mills

Batman

Batman

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

Country: United States of America

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Country: United States of America

Zombie 4: After Death

Zombie 4: After Death

Directed by: Claudio Fragasso

Starring: Jeff Stryker, Candice Daly, Massimo Vanni, Jim Gaines

Licence to Kill

Licence to Kill

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Days to next June 24

If June 24, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 3 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby

Love And Marriage

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The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

The Good Times by Russell Baker

The Good Times

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"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam

Summer Of '49

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With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

Capital Crimes by Lawrence Sanders

Capital Crimes

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A story of crime in the highest of places, the White House, as a crazy faith-healer infiltrates the government and threatens the western world as we know it.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

AmeriDarts

AmeriDarts

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Ameri

Ballistix

Ballistix

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: EU Sizzlers; UK Psyclapse; UK Psyclapse; UK Psygnosis; UK Superior Software; JP Coconuts Japan; NA NEC Technologies

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

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

E-Type

E-Type

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 24, 1989?

On June 24, 1989 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is June 24, 1989?

On June 24, 1989 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 24, 1989?

On June 24, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 24, 1989?

On June 24, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 24, 1989?

On June 24, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 24, 1989?

On June 24, 1989 several famous people were born including, Teklemariam Medhin.

Which famous people died on June 24, 1989?

Famous people died on June 24, 1989 include, Hibari Misora.

What was the number one song in June 24, 1989?

The number one song in the week of June 24, 1989 was Satisfied by Richard Marx in US and Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan in UK.

What were the top hits on June 24, 1989?

The top hits on June 24, 1989 were Satisfied by Richard Marx, I'll Be Loving You (Forever) by New Kids On The Block, Buffalo Stance by Neneh Cherry in US and Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan, Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul, The Best Of Me by Cliff Richard in UK.


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