Sunday January 08, 1989
US date format: 1/8/1989, UK date format: 8/1/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 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 Mariana Vicente and Aaron Cruden.
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 Conquests of Camelot or Baribari Legend.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1989?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- 42nd Street closes at Winter Garden Theater in New York City, New York after 3,486 performances.
- Starlight Express closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 761 performances
- Boeing 737-400 crashes in England, 46 die
- Soviet Union promises to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 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
Sport Games on January 08, 1989
- Buffalo Bills - Cincinnati Bengals : 10 - 21
- San Francisco 49ers - Chicago Bears : 28 - 3
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 08If January 08, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 18 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?