Monday January 02, 1989
US date format: 1/2/1989, UK date format: 2/1/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 1989). The US president was Ronald Reagan (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 James Byrne and Maksims Bogdanovs.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
Winter People, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Zhagwhar or Dangerous Seed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 02, 1989?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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- UCLA wins a record 7th consecutive bowl game.
- Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship.
- Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa takes office as the third President of Sri Lanka
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 02, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Chicago - Look Away
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
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 January 02If January 02, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 14 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?