Friday October 13, 1989
US date format: 10/13/1989, UK date format: 13/10/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 13, 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 Slimane (singer) and Breno Borges.
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 Dr. Plummet's House of Flux or Cameltry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 13, 1989?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Bob Quinn resigns as New York Yankee VP / GM and replaced by Harding Peterson
- Dow Jones down 190.58 points
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges 190.58 points, or 6.91 percent, to close at 2,569.26 most likely after the junk bond market collapses. This mini-crash becomes known as the Friday the 13th mini-crash.
- Jay Ward, animator (Rocky and His Friends), dies at age 69 of cancer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 13, 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 13If October 13, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 11 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 13 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 October 13, 1989?
On October 13, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is October 13, 1989?
On October 13, 1989 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 13, 1989?
On October 13, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 13, 1989?
On October 13, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 13, 1989?
On October 13, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 13, 1989?
On October 13, 1989 several famous people were born including, Slimane (singer), Najee De-Tiege, Breno Borges.
What was the number one song in October 13, 1989?
The number one song in the week of October 13, 1989 was Miss You Much by Janet Jackson in US and Ride On Time by Black Box in UK.
What were the top hits on October 13, 1989?
The top hits on October 13, 1989 were Miss You Much by Janet Jackson, Cherish by Madonna, Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli in US and Ride On Time by Black Box, That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic featuring Felly in UK.