Wednesday February 15, 1989

US date format: 2/15/1989, UK date format: 15/2/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Bonnie Dennison and Ayaka Nishiwaki. In that special week of February people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Je suis le seigneur du château, directed by Régis Wargnier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while One by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fauji. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crack Down or 007: Licence to Kill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
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Events

  • Soviet military occupation of Afgh nist n ends
  • Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt.
  • Soviet Union invasion of Afghanistan: The Soviet Union officially announces that all of its troops have left Afghanistan.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo

Country: United States of America

The Siege of Firebase Gloria

The Siege of Firebase Gloria

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Starring: Wings Hauser, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Arevalo, Mark Neely

Baxter

Baxter

Directed by: Jérôme Boivin

Starring: Lise Delamare, Jean Mercure, Jacques Spiesser, Catherine Ferran

The 'Burbs

The 'Burbs

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

Country: United States of America

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 15, 1989?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart
  2. - Belfast Child
  3. - The Living Years
  4. - Love Changes Everything
  5. - Love Train

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS
  2. - Asi Fue
  3. - Como Tu Mujer
  4. - Aprendere
  5. - TU PRESA FACIL

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Fauji

Fauji

Directed by: Col. Kapoor

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan

Country: India

Troldspejlet

Troldspejlet

Starring: Jakob Stegelmann

Country: Denmark

The Victorian Kitchen

The Victorian Kitchen

Starring: Alison Arnison, Harry Dodson, Ruth Mott, Peter Thoday

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Timeline

Timeline

Starring: Maks Schleuter

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 15

If February 15, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 9 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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One by Richard Bach

One

By:

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

By:

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

Child Star by Shirley Temple Black

Child Star

By:

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch

Parting The Waters

By:

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed

Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera

By:

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arbalester

Arbalester

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: SETA

DJ Boy

DJ Boy

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Kaneko, Sammy

Crack Down

Crack Down

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Sega U.S. Gold (home computer versions)

007: Licence to Kill

007: Licence to Kill

Platform: DOS (Original), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Top-down shooter

Publisher: Domark

Blue Lightning

Blue Lightning

Platform: Atari Lynx, Atari Jaguar CD

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Atari

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 15, 1989?

On February 15, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 15, 1989?

On February 15, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 15, 1989?

On February 15, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 15, 1989?

On February 15, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 15, 1989?

On February 15, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 15, 1989?

On February 15, 1989 several famous people were born including, Bonnie Dennison, Ayaka Nishiwaki.

What was the number one song in February 15, 1989?

The number one song in the week of February 15, 1989 was Straight Up by Paula Abdul in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney in UK.

What were the top hits on February 15, 1989?

The top hits on February 15, 1989 were Straight Up by Paula Abdul, Wild Thing by Tone Loc, Born To Be My Baby by Bon Jovi in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney, Belfast Child by Simple Minds, The Living Years by Mike & The Mechanics in UK.


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