Sunday 29 January 1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kevin Shattenkirk and Adriana Țăcălie.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while One by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Troldspejlet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Squadron or Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Famous Birthdays:29 January
- Halina Konopacka: Polish discus thrower and poet (d. 1989).
- Dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-pt loss since October 1987; index at 2,256.43
- L I preacher Gene Profeta pleads guilty to tax-evasion
- Orlando Arena opens
- Dottie Mochrie wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic.
- Episcopal church appoints first female bishop.
- Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after nine years of use, New York Mets' Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129.
- NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 34-3.
- 77th Australian Open Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Miloslav Mecir (6-2, 6-2, 6-2).
- Dow Jones Industrial Average jumps 38.06 to hit 2256.43; recoups 508-point loss since October 1987.
- Hungary establishes diplomatic relations with South Korea, making it the first Eastern Bloc nation to do so
- Thomas and Friends television show begins in U.S.
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