Friday December 15, 1989

US date format: 12/15/1989, UK date format: 15/12/1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 15, 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 Nichole Bloom and Marcus Gastineau. In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Jimmy Stewart And His Poems by Jimmy Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Simpsons. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chicago 90 or DuckTales.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1989 or at December 15 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 15, 1989?


Events

  • The Romanian Revolution begins in Timişoara when rioters break into the Committee Building and cause extensive vandalism. Their attempts to set the buildings on fire are foiled by military units.
  • Brazil holds the second round of its first free election in 29 years Fernando Collor de Mello wins.
  • The first full-length episode of ''The Simpsons'', ampquotSimpsons Roasting on an Open Fireampquot, is shown on Fox.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Country: United States of America

Always

Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States of America

Wild Orchid

Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States of America

The Banker

The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

Glory

Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

Written by:

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Days to next December 15

If December 15, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 9 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 27 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1989?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Jimmy Stewart And His Poems by Jimmy Stewart

Jimmy Stewart And His Poems

By:

"I'm sure I never said to myself: 'Now, Jim--why don't you sit down and write a poem.' It's still a mystery to me, but I think probably it's something that happened

Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis

Liar'S Poker

By:

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

By:

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base

The Eleventh Hour

By:

When Horace the elephant turns eleven, he celebrates in style by inviting his exotic friends to a splendid costume party. But a mystery is afoot, for in the midst of the

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

By:

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Black Gold

Black Gold

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: reLINE Software Rainbow Arts

Chicago 90

Chicago 90

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Action, racing game

Publisher: Microïds

At The Carnival

At The Carnival

Platform: Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle game

DuckTales

DuckTales

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Capcom

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: SETA


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes