Wednesday January 25, 1989

US date format: 1/25/1989, UK date format: 25/1/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 25, 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 Sheryfa Luna and Marcelina Zawadzka. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Farewell to the King, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost Lion or ALF.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
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Events

  • Augusto Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission
  • Yank owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II
  • Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season.

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Movies

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Farewell to the King

Farewell to the King

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

True Love

True Love

Directed by: Nancy Savoca

Starring: Annabella Sciorra, Ron Eldard, Aida Turturro, Roger Rignack

Her Alibi

Her Alibi

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova, William Daniels, James Farentino

Wicked Stepmother

Wicked Stepmother

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Colleen Camp, Lionel Stander

The Siege of Firebase Gloria

The Siege of Firebase Gloria

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Starring: Wings Hauser, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Arevalo, Mark Neely

TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

Troldspejlet

Troldspejlet

Starring: Jakob Stegelmann

Country: Denmark

The Victorian Kitchen

The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Timeline

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 25

If January 25, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Alaska by James A. Michener

Alaska

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In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

Spy Hook by Len Deighton

Spy Hook

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The long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Working

The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice

The Queen Of The Damned

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In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan

A Bright Shining Lie

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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy

The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

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Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

Ghost Lion

Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

Ganbare Goemon 2

Ganbare Goemon 2

Platform: Famicom, i-revo

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Konami

American Dream

American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

ALF

ALF

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 25, 1989?

On January 25, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 25, 1989?

On January 25, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 25, 1989?

On January 25, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 25, 1989?

On January 25, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 25, 1989?

On January 25, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 25, 1989?

On January 25, 1989 several famous people were born including, Sheryfa Luna, Marcelina Zawadzka, Mikako Tabe.

What was the number one song in January 25, 1989?

The number one song in the week of January 25, 1989 was Two Hearts by Phil Collins in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason in UK.

What were the top hits on January 25, 1989?

The top hits on January 25, 1989 were Two Hearts by Phil Collins, When I'm With You by Sheriff, Armageddon It by Def Leppard in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason, Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney, Crackers International (EP) by Erasure in UK.


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