Friday November 24, 1989

US date format: 11/24/1989, UK date format: 24/11/1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Keo Motsepe . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Daddy by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 750cc Grand Prix or Budokan: The Martial Spirit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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Events

  • Elias Hrawi elected President of Lebanon
  • Communist Party resigns in Czechoslovakia.

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Movies

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Christmas Vacation

Christmas Vacation

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

Country: United States of America

The Dead Next Door

The Dead Next Door

Directed by: J.R. Bookwalter

Starring: Pete Ferry, Bogdan Pecic, Michael Grossi, Jolie Jackunas

Laser Mission

Laser Mission

Directed by: BJ Davis

Starring: Brandon Lee, Debi A. Monahan, Ernest Borgnine, Richard Cox

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

Willy the Sparrow

Willy the Sparrow

Directed by: József Gémes

Starring: Levente Igaz, Klári Tolnay, József Székhelyi, Eszter Kárász

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 November 24

If November 24, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 9 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Caribbean by James A. Michener

Caribbean

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In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.

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.

Confessions Of An S.O.B. by Al Neuharth

Confessions Of An S.O.B.

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The self-made businessman and self-proclaimed S.O.B. who masterminded USA Today reveals how he rose from Associated Press reporter to CEO of Gannett newspapers.

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

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In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

Jimmy Stewart And His Poems by Jimmy Stewart

Jimmy Stewart And His Poems

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"I'm sure I never said to myself: 'Now, Jim--why don't you sit down and write a poem.' It's still a mystery to me, but I think probably it's something that happened

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

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Sega Mega Drive, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: EA

Battle Out Run

Battle Out Run

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Fighter Bomber

Fighter Bomber

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Activision UK

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.


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