Thursday May 25, 1989

US date format: 5/25/1989, UK date format: 25/5/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Karel Tammjärv and G-Eaz G-Eazy. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tierparkgeschichten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden or Dynasty Wars.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
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Events

  • Stanley Cup: Calgary Flames beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 2
  • Weird Al Yankovic records She Drives Like Crazy
  • Mikhail Gorbachev is elected Executive President in the Soviet Union.
  • Eastern Airlines graduates its first class of non-union pilots.
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Movies

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Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

Warlock

Warlock

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

Renegades

Renegades

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jami Gertz, Robert Knepper

My Mom's a Werewolf

My Mom's a Werewolf

Directed by: Michael Fischa

Starring: Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck

No Holds Barred

No Holds Barred

Directed by: Thomas J. Wright

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Days to next May 25

If May 25, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 4 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 29 days.
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Books

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann

A Woman Named Jackie

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This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses

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One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

Playmates by Robert B. Parker

Playmates

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Spenser goes back to school--to investigate corruption in college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

Gates of Zendocon

Gates of Zendocon

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Shoot-'em-up

Publisher: Atari

Blockout

Blockout

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, Amiga, PC, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Apple IIGS, Macintosh

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: California Dreams (computer versions) American Technos (arcade version)

Dynasty Wars

Dynasty Wars

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

ElectroCop

ElectroCop

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari


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