Monday January 30, 1989

US date format: 1/30/1989, UK date format: 30/1/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Kylie Bunbury and Khleo Thomas. In that special week of January people in US were listening to When I'm With You by Sheriff. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Tap, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Break In or Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter
  • 16th American Music Awards: Randy Travis and George Michael win.
  • American Olympic medalist Bruce Kimball is sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing two teenagers in a drunk driving accident.
  • The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes.
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Movies

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Tap

Tap

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover

Weekend at Bernie's

Weekend at Bernie's

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart, Terry Kiser

Country: United States of America

Cousins

Cousins

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, William Petersen

The Fly II

The Fly II

Directed by: Chris Walas

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson, John Getz

Farewell to the King

Farewell to the King

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Gerry Lopez

TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

The ABC Mystery Movie

The ABC Mystery Movie

Rubí rebelde

Rubí rebelde

Sky Star Search

Sky Star Search

Days to next January 30

If January 30, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch

Parting The Waters

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In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

Alaska by James A. Michener

Alaska

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In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

A Season In Hell by Jack Higgins

A Season In Hell

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A British commando and a Wall Street lawyer team up to avenge the murders of their loved ones at the hands of a grisly international drug conspiracySean Egan and Sarah Talbot

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

A Twist In The Tale by Jeffrey Archer

A Twist In The Tale

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No one can weave a web of suspense, deliver a jolt of surprise, or teach a lesson in living like bestselling author Jeffrey Archer.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

East vs. West: Berlin 1948

Platform: DOS Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Basketball Nightmare

Basketball Nightmare

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Arcade-style basketball

Publisher: Sega

Break In

Break In

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Naxat Soft

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager

Platform: Commodore 64[2] ZX Spectrum[2] Atari ST[2] Atari 8-bit family[2] Amstrad CPC[2] Amiga

Genre: Association football management

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Sega


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