Thursday November 30, 1989

US date format: 11/30/1989, UK date format: 30/11/1989

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Vladimír Weiss . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Music Box, directed by Costa-Gavras, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Education Of A Wandering Man by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: The Adventure or Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
  • Official End of the Hurricane Season
  • Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
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Events

  • Deutsche Bank board member Alfred Herrhausen is killed by a Red Army Faction terrorist bomb.
  • In a meeting with Pope John Paul II, President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev pledges greater religious freedom for citizens of the Soviet Union.
  • Cold War: East Germany's parliament abolishes the constitutional provision granting the Communist-dominated SED its monopoly on power. Egon Krenz, the Politburo and the Central Committee resign 2 days later.
  • A military coup attempt begins in the Philippines against the government of Philippine President Corazon C. Aquino, ending by December 9.
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Movies

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Music Box

Music Box

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

Triumph of the Spirit

Triumph of the Spirit

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle

Meet the Feebles

Meet the Feebles

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Danny Mulheron, Donna Akersten, Stuart Devenie, Mark Hadlow

Christmas Vacation

Christmas Vacation

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

Country: United States of America

The Dead Next Door

The Dead Next Door

Directed by: J.R. Bookwalter

Starring: Pete Ferry, Bogdan Pecic, Michael Grossi, Jolie Jackunas

TV Series

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The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Days to next November 30

If November 30, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 9 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Education Of A Wandering Man by Louis L'Amour

Education Of A Wandering Man

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From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas,

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

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A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

The Renegades Of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

The Renegades Of Pern

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As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them from Thread, the deadly silver strands that fell from the sky and ravaged the land.

California Gold by John Jakes

California Gold

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One man’s ambitious journey into the heart of California’s gold country becomes a pursuit for limitless wealth in the face of devastating ruinAt the height of California’s Gold Rush, men left

Swan Lake by Mark Helprin

Swan Lake

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The two-time Caldecott medalist illustrates Mark Helprin's enchanting story of the characters in Tchaikovsky's famous ballet.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castlevania: The Adventure

Castlevania: The Adventure

Platform: Game Boy Virtual Console (3DS)

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Basketball Nightmare

Basketball Nightmare

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Arcade-style basketball

Publisher: Sega

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

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

Dirt Fox

Dirt Fox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco


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