Wednesday January 11, 1989
US date format: 1/11/1989, UK date format: 11/1/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 11, 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 Sammy Carlson and Jedidiah Goodacre.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Prerogative by Bobby Brown.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advanced Xoru or Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 11, 1989?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
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- 140 nations agree to ban chemical weapons (poison gas, etc.).
- Kindergarten student caught with loaded handgun at Bronx school, New York.
- President of the United States Ronald Reagan delivers his farewell address to the nation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 11, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
- Boys Club - I Remember Holding You
- Annie Lennox - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
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 11If January 11, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 17 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?