Tuesday October 31, 1989, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/1989, UK date format: 31/10/1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Icewear Vezzo and Ben Brooks. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Listen To Your Heart by Roxette. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Steel Magnolias, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing All American Football or The Duel: Test Drive II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
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  • Cornwall - Allantide
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Events

  • Turgat Ozal elected President of Turkey

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Movies

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Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, Julia Roberts

Country: United States of America

Noce blanche

Noce blanche

Directed by: Jean-Claude Brisseau

Starring: Vanessa Paradis, Bruno Cremer, Ludmila Mikaël, François Négret

Coming Out

Coming Out

Directed by: Heiner Carow

Starring: Matthias Freihof, Dagmar Manzel, Dirk Kummer, Michael Gwisdek

Dad

Dad

Directed by: Gary David Goldberg

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kathy Baker

Future Force

Future Force

Directed by: David A. Prior

Starring: David Carradine, Robert Tessier, Anna Rapagna, William Zipp

Sport Games on October 31, 1989

Sport Games on October 31, 1989


NFL

American Football
  • Minnesota Vikings - New York Giants : 14 - 24
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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 October 31

If October 31, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 10 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker

Poodle Springs

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When Raymond Chandler died in 1959, he left behind the first four chapters of a new Philip Marlowe thriller. Now three decades later, Robert B.

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

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,

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

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

The Writing Life

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Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

All American Football

All American Football

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Leland

Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Platform: Atari ST, AmigaOS

Ganbare Goemon 2

Ganbare Goemon 2

Platform: Famicom, i-revo

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Konami

The Duel: Test Drive II

The Duel: Test Drive II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, SNES/Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

F29 Retaliator

F29 Retaliator

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, FM Towns, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Ocean Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 31, 1989 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 31, 1989?

On October 31, 1989 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 31, 1989?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 31, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on October 31, 1989?

On October 31, 1989 several famous people were born including, Ben Brooks, Icewear Vezzo, Gabe Barham.

Which famous people died on October 31, 1989?

Famous people died on October 31, 1989 include, Conrad Beck.

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

The number one song in the week of October 31, 1989 was Listen To Your Heart by Roxette in US and All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield in UK.

What were the top hits on October 31, 1989?

The top hits on October 31, 1989 were Listen To Your Heart by Roxette, Cover Girl by New Kids On The Block, Miss You Much by Janet Jackson in US and All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield, You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block, Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli in UK.


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