Sunday January 15, 1989
US date format: 1/15/1989, UK date format: 15/1/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 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 Flux Pavilion and Alexei Cherepanov.
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 688 Attack Sub or Deathtrack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 15, 1989?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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- Cerberal Palsy telethon raises US$22,600,000.
- 10th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 35 awards.
- Betsy King wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic.
- Thirty-five European nations, meeting in Vienna, agree to strengthen human rights and strengthen East-West trade.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 15, 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 15If January 15, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 22 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?