Monday February 27, 1989

US date format: 2/27/1989, UK date format: 27/2/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 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 Loïc Poujol and Lloyd Rigby. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Chances Are, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anything But Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genesis LPMud or Dogs of War.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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Events

  • Venezuela is rocked by the Caracazo riots.
  • The Berne Convention, an international treaty on copyrights, is ratified by the United States.
  • A curfew is imposed in Kosovo, where protests continue over the alleged intimidation of the Serb minority.
  • Louis Wade Sullivan and James D. Watkins start terms of office as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and U.S. Secretary of Energy respectively.
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Movies

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Chances Are

Chances Are

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey Jr., Ryan O'Neal, Mary Stuart Masterson

Jacknife

Jacknife

Directed by: David Hugh Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kathy Baker, Ed Harris, Sloane Shelton

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

Directed by: Peter Bonerz

Starring: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Scandal

Scandal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

Skin Deep

Skin Deep

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Ritter, Vincent Gardenia, Alyson Reed, Joel Brooks

TV Series

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Anything But Love

Anything But Love

Directed by: Jay Billion/Jason M. Evans

Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

Jushin Riger

Jushin Riger

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Generations

Generations

Days to next February 27

If February 27, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Lyre Of Orpheus by Robertson Davies

The Lyre Of Orpheus

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A magnificent, new novel from a masterful writer--the conclusion to the trilogy that began with The Rebel Angels and continued in the bestselling What's Bred in the Bone.

Star by Danielle Steel

Star

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Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

Mutation by Robin Cook

Mutation

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In Mutation, Robin Cook's masterpiece of techno-medical suspense, Dr. Cook tells a story as chilling and real as today's headlines. On the forefront of surrogate parenting and genetic research, it

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Genesis LPMud

Genesis LPMud

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy RP MUD

Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

Adventures of Lolo

Adventures of Lolo

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle-Action

Publisher: HAL America Nintendo (3DS and Wii U Virtual Console)

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

The Cycles: International Grand Prix Racing

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA


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