Sunday April 02, 1989

US date format: 4/2/1989, UK date format: 2/4/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 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 Jérémie Azou and Tiara Hodge. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Eternal Flame by Bangles. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Major League, directed by David S. Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Round the Twist. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destiny of an Emperor or Chip's Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1989 or at April 02 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 02, 1989?


Holidays

  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • See more

Events

  • Wrestlemania V at Trump Plaza, Hulk Hogan beats Macho Man Savage
  • 18th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Juli Inkster.
  • Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Havana, Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro in an attempt to mend strained relations.

Famous Birthday

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Major League

Major League

Directed by: David S. Ward

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States of America

The Dream Team

The Dream Team

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle, Stephen Furst

Force majeure

Force majeure

Directed by: Pierre Jolivet

Starring: Patrick Bruel, François Cluzet, Kristin Scott Thomas, Alan Bates

Cyborg

Cyborg

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Alex Daniels

Country: United States of America

Return from the River Kwai

Return from the River Kwai

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Nick Tate, George Takei, Edward Fox

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Straight to the Heart

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

Molle mit Korn

Molle mit Korn

Days to next April 02

If April 02, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 14 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1989?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood

Cat'S Eye

By:

Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

Gracie by George Burns

Gracie

By:

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh

The Blooding

By:

Fifteen-year-old Lynda Mann's savagely raped and strangled body is found along a shady footpath near the English village of Narborough. Though a massive 150-man dragnet is launched, the case remains unsolved. Three

Second Chances by Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

Second Chances

By:

Men, Women & Children A Decade After Divorce: Who Wins, Who Loses- And Why

The Fortune by Michael Korda

The Fortune

By:

Twenty-four-year-old Alexa Walden secretly married 64-year-old millionaire Arthur Bannerman. And after his death, Alexa finds herself tainted with scandal and pitted against the powerful and privileged world of the New York

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

HardBall II

HardBall II

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Publisher: Accolade

Destiny of an Emperor

Destiny of an Emperor

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Strategy role-playing game

Publisher: Capcom

Bruce Lee Lives

Bruce Lee Lives

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: The Software Toolworks

Chip's Challenge

Chip's Challenge

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atari (Atari Lynx); U.S. Gold (Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum); Epyx (MS-DOS); Microsoft Home (Windows)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes