Wednesday March 01, 1989
US date format: 3/1/1989, UK date format: 1/3/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 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 Sonya Kitchell and Emeraude Toubia.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson.
In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits.
Chances Are, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anything But Love.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Dark Heart of Uukrul or Burning Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 01, 1989?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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- Julianne Philips and Bruce Springsteen divorce
- James D. Watkins starts his term of office as U.S. Secretary of Energy.
- Comet du Toit at perihelion.
- Louis Wade Sullivan starts his term of office as U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 01, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Bobby Brown - Roni
- Ann Wilson and Robin Zander - Surrender To Me
- Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 01If March 01, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?