Wednesday June 28, 1989

US date format: 6/28/1989, UK date format: 28/6/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Markiplier and Andrew Fifita. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Baby Don't Forget My Number by Milli Vanilli. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Lethal Weapon 2, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gates of Zendocon or Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day

Events

  • The 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo. Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle.

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Movies

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Lethal Weapon 2

Lethal Weapon 2

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit

Country: United States of America

Tridev

Tridev

Directed by: Rajiv Rai

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit

Luther the Geek

Luther the Geek

Directed by: Carlton J. Albright

Starring: Edward Terry, Joan Roth, Stacy Haiduk, Thomas Mills

Batman

Batman

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

Country: United States of America

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Seinfeld

Seinfeld

Written by:

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States of America

Days to next June 28

If June 28, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price

Stranger In Savannah

By:

The New York Times Bestseller: In the triumphant conclusion of the Savannah Quartet, the hearts of three families and the soul of a nation are torn by the passions of the

Playmates by Robert B. Parker

Playmates

By:

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

Red Phoenix by Larry Bond

Red Phoenix

By:

In the aftermath of a series of student riots in Seoul, the U.S. Congress rushes a bill into law calling for the complete withdrawal of American troops from South Korea.

About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman

About Face

By:

Called “everything a twentieth century war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this national bestseller by Colonel David H.

It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner

It'S Always Something

By:

To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional basketball with arcade-like elements

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Chaos Strikes Back

Chaos Strikes Back

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, X68000, PC-98, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: FTL Games

Gates of Zendocon

Gates of Zendocon

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Shoot-'em-up

Publisher: Atari

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Hi-Score; NA Nexoft Corporation

Archipelagos

Archipelagos

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: action/strategy

Publisher: Logotron


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