Tuesday February 28, 1989

US date format: 2/28/1989, UK date format: 28/2/1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 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 Angelababy and Afiea Nusrat Barsha. 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 Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact or 3 in Three.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • Memo by Brian Gumbel criticizing Today Show co-workers becomes public
  • Gretchen Polhemus, age 23, of Texas, crowned 38th Miss USA.
  • Red Schoendienst and Al Barlick elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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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

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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

Ekeinos ki ekeinos

Ekeinos ki ekeinos

Generations

Generations

Days to next February 28

If February 28, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 7 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?

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact

Platform: MSX2, DOS, PC-8801

Publisher: Game Arts Sierra On-Line (DOS)

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)

3 in Three

3 in Three

Platform: Mac OS

Publisher: Cinemaware Inline Design

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Sega

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.


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