Tuesday October 24, 1989

US date format: 10/24/1989, UK date format: 24/10/1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 PewDiePie and Shenae Grimes. 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 Basketball Nightmare or X-Men: Madness in Murderworld.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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Events

  • After a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game three is played (World Series #86).
  • Reverend Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud.

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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 24, 1989

Sport Games on October 24, 1989


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 27
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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 24

If October 24, 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?

Basketball Nightmare

Basketball Nightmare

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Arcade-style basketball

Publisher: Sega

Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, SAM Coupé, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Atari Games Domark (home versions)

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

X-Men: Madness in Murderworld

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

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.

Harpoon

Harpoon

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics[citation needed], Wargame

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific, PSS

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 24, 1989 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 24, 1989?

On October 24, 1989 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 24, 1989?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 24, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on October 24, 1989?

On October 24, 1989 several famous people were born including, PewDiePie , Shenae Grimes, Eliza Taylor.

Which famous people died on October 24, 1989?

Famous people died on October 24, 1989 include, Jerzy Kukuczka.

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

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

The top hits on October 24, 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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