Wednesday May 31, 1989

US date format: 5/31/1989, UK date format: 31/5/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Pablo Alborán and Marco Reus. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Rock On by Michael Damian. In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, directed by William Shatner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 007: Licence to Kill or Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Events

  • Rambling with Gambling 20,000th radio program on WOR-AM (NYC)
  • 1st International Rock Awards
  • 1st presentation of rock n roll Elvis awards
  • US Speaker of the House Jim Wright resigns.

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Movies

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Directed by: William Shatner

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Vice Academy

Vice Academy

Directed by: Rick Sloane

Starring: Linnea Quigley, Ginger Lynn, Karen Russell, Jayne Hamil

Paraya Ghar

Paraya Ghar

Directed by: Kalpataru

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Jaya Prada, Aruna Irani, Madhavi

Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

Warlock

Warlock

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

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TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Days to next May 31

If May 31, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 3 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Wordstruck by Robert MacNeil

Wordstruck

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MacNeil's autobiography re-creates the world of his youth and the experiences that were opened up to him through his love of words.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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

Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos

Innumeracy

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Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first published in 1988, argues that

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Clash at Demonhead

Clash at Demonhead

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action-adventure Platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

All American Football

All American Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Leland

Battle Shark

Battle Shark

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

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

007: Licence to Kill

007: Licence to Kill

Platform: DOS (Original), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Domark

Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc; NA Asmik Corporation of America

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 31, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 31, 1989?

On May 31, 1989 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 31, 1989?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 31, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on May 31, 1989?

On May 31, 1989 several famous people were born including, Pablo Alborán, Marco Reus, Bas Dost

Which famous people died on May 31, 1989?

Famous people died on May 31, 1989 include, Charles A Hufnagel, Terry Drinkwater

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

The number one song in the week of May 31, 1989 was Rock On by Michael Damian in US and Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan in UK

What were the top hits on May 31, 1989?

The top hits on May 31, 1989 were Rock On by Michael Damian, Soldier Of Love by Donny Osmond, Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler in US and Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan, Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul, The Best Of Me by Cliff Richard in UK


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