Wednesday March 29, 1989

US date format: 3/29/1989, UK date format: 29/3/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 29, 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 Grace Neutral and CJ Cool. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Eternal Flame by Bangles. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Major League, directed by David S. Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Round the Twist. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters or Bruce Lee Lives.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
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Events

  • 61st Academy Awards - Rainman, Dustin Hoffman and Jodie Foster win
  • 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: Cocktail wins.
  • First US private commercial rocket takes suborbital test flight (New Mexico).
  • Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering.
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Movies

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Major League

Major League

Directed by: David S. Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States of America

The Dream Team

The Dream Team

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle, Stephen Furst

Force majeure

Force majeure

Directed by: Pierre Jolivet

Starring: Patrick Bruel, François Cluzet, Kristin Scott Thomas, Alan Bates

Cyborg

Cyborg

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Alex Daniels

Country: United States of America

Return from the River Kwai

Return from the River Kwai

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Nick Tate, George Takei, Edward Fox

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TV Series

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Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Straight to the Heart

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

Molle mit Korn

Molle mit Korn

Days to next March 29

If March 29, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood

Cat'S Eye

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Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

Gracie by George Burns

Gracie

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"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh

The Blooding

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Fifteen-year-old Lynda Mann's savagely raped and strangled body is found along a shady footpath near the English village of Narborough. Though a massive 150-man dragnet is launched, the case remains unsolved. Three

Second Chances by Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

Second Chances

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Men, Women & Children A Decade After Divorce: Who Wins, Who Loses- And Why

The Fortune by Michael Korda

The Fortune

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Twenty-four-year-old Alexa Walden secretly married 64-year-old millionaire Arthur Bannerman. And after his death, Alexa finds herself tainted with scandal and pitted against the powerful and privileged world of the New York

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Black Gold

Black Gold

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: reLINE Software Rainbow Arts

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Virtual Console, Mega Drive Handheld, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, SAM Coupé, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Atari Games Domark (home versions)

Dynamite Duke

Dynamite Duke

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Master System, X68000

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (arcade) Sega (SMS, Genesis)

Bruce Lee Lives

Bruce Lee Lives

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: The Software Toolworks


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