Monday July 31, 1989

US date format: 7/31/1989, UK date format: 31/7/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 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 Victoria Azarenka and Alexis Knapp. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eye of Horus or Fighter Bomber.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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Events

  • Twins trade AL Cy Young Award winner Frank Viola to Mets

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Movies

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The Abyss

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States of America

Skinheads

Skinheads

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Chuck Connors, Barbara Bain, Jason Culp, Brian Brophy

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Lock Up

Lock Up

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos, Sonny Landham

Country: United States of America

Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Pamela Springsteen, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver

TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fei Fu Kwan Ying

Fei Fu Kwan Ying

Acropolis Now

Acropolis Now

Nightmare Classics

Nightmare Classics

Days to next July 31

If July 31, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Blessings by Belva Plain

Blessings

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At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky’s dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was sky-rocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.

The Russia House by John le Carré

The Russia House

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John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses

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One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth

The Negotiator

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Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States.

Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam

Summer Of '49

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With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eye of Horus

Eye of Horus

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (MS-DOS), Commodore 64

Publisher: Logotron

Ballistix

Ballistix

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: EU Sizzlers; UK Psyclapse; UK Psyclapse; UK Psygnosis; UK Superior Software; JP Coconuts Japan; NA NEC Technologies

Advanced Xoru

Advanced Xoru

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction, role-playing

Publisher: Castle Technologies

The Uncanny X-Men

The Uncanny X-Men

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: LJN

Fighter Bomber

Fighter Bomber

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Activision UK

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 31, 1989?

On July 31, 1989 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 31, 1989?

On July 31, 1989 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 31, 1989?

On July 31, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 31, 1989?

On July 31, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 31, 1989?

On July 31, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 31, 1989?

On July 31, 1989 several famous people were born including, Victoria Azarenka, Alexis Knapp, Marshall Williams.

What was the number one song in July 31, 1989?

The number one song in the week of July 31, 1989 was Batdance by Prince in US and Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers in UK.

What were the top hits on July 31, 1989?

The top hits on July 31, 1989 were Batdance by Prince, On Our Own by Bobby Brown, So Alive by Love and Rockets in US and Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Wouldn't Change A Thing by Kylie Minogue, French Kiss by Lil' Louis in UK.


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