Friday April 14, 1989
US date format: 4/14/1989, UK date format: 14/4/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 14, 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 Joe Haden and Dafina Zeqiri.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals.
In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits.
Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or Future Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 14, 1989?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
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- In the Iran-Contra trial, Oliver North's case goes to the jury.
- 1,100,000,000th Chinese born.
- The U.S. government seizes the Irvine, CA Lincoln Savings and Loan Association Charles Keating (for whom the Keating Five were named – John McCain among them) eventually goes to jail, as part of the massive 1980s Savings and Loan Crisis which costs U.S. taxpayers nearly $200 billion in bailouts, and many people their life savings. NY Times May 3, 1990
- The death of Hu Yaobang, which sparks the beginning of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 14, 1989?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 14If April 14, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 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 April 14, 1989?
On April 14, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is April 14, 1989?
On April 14, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 14, 1989?
On April 14, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 14, 1989?
On April 14, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 14, 1989?
On April 14, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 14, 1989?
On April 14, 1989 several famous people were born including, Dafina Zeqiri, Joe Haden, Chad Johnson.
What was the number one song in April 14, 1989?
The number one song in the week of April 14, 1989 was She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles in UK.
What were the top hits on April 14, 1989?
The top hits on April 14, 1989 were She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals, The Look by Roxette, Like A Prayer by Madonna in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles, Like A Prayer by Madonna, If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red in UK.