Sunday March 26, 1989

US date format: 3/26/1989, UK date format: 26/3/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 26, 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 Simon Kjær and Josh Lin. 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 Black Gold or Ballistix.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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Events

  • 1st free elections in the USSR; 190 M votes cast; Boris Yeltsin wins
  • Allison Finney wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : Chinese poet (Born 1964).

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

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 26

If March 26, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months.
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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?

Black Gold

Black Gold

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: reLINE Software Rainbow Arts

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Ballistix

Ballistix

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: EU Sizzlers; UK Psyclapse; UK Psyclapse; UK Psygnosis; UK Superior Software; JP Coconuts Japan; NA NEC Technologies

Dangerous Seed

Dangerous Seed

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Platform: NES

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: LJN


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