Monday May 15, 1989

US date format: 5/15/1989, UK date format: 15/5/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Sunny (singer) and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Money or Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • Chu Chem closes at Ritz Theater NYC after 44 performances
  • Maxwell House coffee runs ads during Roe vs. Wade movie despite threat of boycott by right-to-lifers
  • Soviet President Gorbachev in Beijing for 1st Sino-Soviet summit in 30 yrs
  • US Basketball League cancels its summer schedule.

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Movies

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America

Pink Cadillac

Pink Cadillac

Directed by: Buddy Van Horn

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bernadette Peters, Timothy Carhart, Tiffany Gail Robinson

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Country: United States of America

Mystery Train

Mystery Train

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

Country: United States of America

Sweetie

Sweetie

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Geneviève Lemon, Karen Colston, Tom Lycos, Jon Darling

TV Series

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Straight to the Heart

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

Days to next May 15

If May 15, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 4 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor

We Are Still Married

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“Garrison Keillor made it possible, after twenty years of black humor…to be both funny and nice, hip and winsome, scathing and loving, all in the flick of a single many-barbed quip——The Washington

Goldwyn by A. Scott Berg

Goldwyn

By:

Samuel Goldwyn was the premier dream-maker of his era, and in this lavishly-praised biography, the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of Lindbergh and Max Perkins: Editor of Genius offers a

While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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While My Pretty One Sleeps

Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price

Stranger In Savannah

By:

The New York Times Bestseller: In the triumphant conclusion of the Savannah Quartet, the hearts of three families and the soul of a nation are torn by the passions of the

The Diamond Throne by David Eddings

The Diamond Throne

By:

Sparhawk, Pandion Knight, and Queen's Champion have returned to Elenia after ten years of exile, only to find young Queen Ehlanda trapped in a block of ensorcelled crystal.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up#Scrolling shootersScrolling shooter

Blood Money

Blood Money

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC (MS-DOS)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

ElectroCop

ElectroCop

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Fighter Bomber

Fighter Bomber

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Activision UK

Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Jaleco

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 15, 1989 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 15, 1989?

On May 15, 1989 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 15, 1989?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 15, 1989?

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

Which famous people are born on May 15, 1989?

On May 15, 1989 several famous people were born including, Sunny (singer), Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Teri Gender Bender.

Which famous people died on May 15, 1989?

Famous people died on May 15, 1989 include, John Waldo, Johnny Green.

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

The number one song in the week of May 15, 1989 was Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on May 15, 1989?

The top hits on May 15, 1989 were Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul, Real Love by Jody Watley, I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue, Ferry Cross The Mersey by Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman, Miss You Like Crazy by Natalie Cole in UK.


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