Friday March 24, 1989

US date format: 3/24/1989, UK date format: 24/3/1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Zack Hansen and Roxy Limon. 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 750cc Grand Prix or Burning Force.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)

Events

  • Mary Martin in Peter Pan, 1st seen on TV since 1973
  • In Alaska's Prince William Sound, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spills 38.1 million litres of crude oil after running aground, spreading more than 160km, polluting more than 1120km of coastline.

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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

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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 24

If March 24, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 7 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?

750cc Grand Prix

750cc Grand Prix

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Aleste 2

Aleste 2

Platform: MSX2, Windows

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Compile

Adventures of Lolo

Adventures of Lolo

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle-Action

Publisher: HAL America Nintendo (3DS and Wii U Virtual Console)

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Burning Force

Burning Force

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 24, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is March 24, 1989?

On March 24, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 24, 1989?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 24, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on March 24, 1989?

On March 24, 1989 several famous people were born including, Zack Hansen, Roxy Limon, Aziz Shavershian.

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

The number one song in the week of March 24, 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 24, 1989?

The top hits on March 24, 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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