Friday January 27, 1989

US date format: 1/27/1989, UK date format: 27/1/1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Daisy Lowe and Minnesota . 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 Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Colonel's Bequest or Battle Out Run.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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Events

  • Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games

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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

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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 27

If January 27, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
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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?

The Colonel's Bequest

The Colonel's Bequest

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Bad News Baseball

Bad News Baseball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Australian Rules Football

Australian Rules Football

Platform: C64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Battle Out Run

Battle Out Run

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Final Fight

Final Fight

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Mega-CD, ZX Spectrum, Super NES, X68000, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, iOS

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom


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