Thursday October 12, 1989
US date format: 10/12/1989, UK date format: 12/10/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 12, 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 Paulo Henrique Ganso and Anna Ohmiya.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
Fat Man and Little Boy, directed by Roland Joffé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Blessings by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing DJ Boy or Dungeon Explorer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 12, 1989?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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- Musical Buddy with Paul Hipp premieres in London
- Herschel Walker is traded from Dallas Cowboys to Minnesota Vikings for 12 players.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
- Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler) - Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)
- Sybil - Don't Make Me Over
- Regina Belle - Baby Come To Me
- Christopher Williams - Talk To Myself
- Peabo Bryson - All My Love
- Prince - Partyman
- Bobby Brown - Rock Wit'cha
- Young M.C. - Bust A Move
- Surface - You Are My Everything
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 12If October 12, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 11 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 16 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?