Sunday April 30, 1989

US date format: 4/30/1989, UK date format: 30/4/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Wooyoung and Jang Wooyoung. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Lap Twin or Boxxle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
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Events

  • Pope John Paul II beatifies Victoire Rasoamanarivo of Madagascar.
  • US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in third round of 1990 world soccer cup.
  • Critics Siskel and Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show.
  • Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic.

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Movies

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The Unbelievable Truth

The Unbelievable Truth

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooke, Julia McNeal

Miss Firecracker

Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

K-9

K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Collision Course

Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

Brenda Starr

Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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

Days to next April 30

If April 30, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 4 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Midnight by Dean R. Koontz

Midnight

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The Edge by Dick Francis

The Edge

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A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

Casino Kid

Casino Kid

Platform: NES

Genre: Casino

Publisher: Sofel

Final Lap Twin

Final Lap Twin

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Racing RPG

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

Boxxle

Boxxle

Platform: Game Boy Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Fujisankei Communications International

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

Platform: Arcade PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (home versions on Taito Legends)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito


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