Friday January 13, 1989
US date format: 1/13/1989, UK date format: 13/1/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 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 Beau Mirchoff and Julian Perretta.
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 Beyond the Black Hole or The Dark Heart of Uukrul.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 13, 1989?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Computers across Britain hit by Friday the 13th virus
- Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq.
- Jerry Parks, Oklahoma defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate.
- New York subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins one-year jail sentence.
- Joe Spinell: Actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 13, 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 13If January 13, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 13, 1989?
On January 13, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is January 13, 1989?
On January 13, 1989 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 13, 1989?
On January 13, 1989 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 13, 1989?
On January 13, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 13, 1989?
On January 13, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 13, 1989?
On January 13, 1989 several famous people were born including, Beau Mirchoff, Julian Perretta, James Berrett.
Which famous people died on January 13, 1989?
Famous people died on January 13, 1989 include, Joe Spinell.
What was the number one song in January 13, 1989?
The number one song in the week of January 13, 1989 was My Prerogative by Bobby Brown in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason in UK.
What were the top hits on January 13, 1989?
The top hits on January 13, 1989 were My Prerogative by Bobby Brown, Two Hearts by Phil Collins, Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison in US and Especially For You by Kylie & Jason, Crackers International (EP) by Erasure, Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney in UK.