Thursday March 16, 1989
US date format: 3/16/1989, UK date format: 16/3/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 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 Blake Griffin and Theo Walcott.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson.
In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits.
Francesco, directed by Liliana Cavani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Straight to the Heart.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy World Dizzy or The Colonel's Bequest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 16, 1989?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
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- The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union approves agricultural reforms allowing farmers the right to lease state-owned farms for life.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Bobby Brown - Roni
- Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True
- Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
- Bangles - Eternal Flame
- Rod Stewart - My Heart Can't Tell You No
- Roxette - The Look
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Breathe - Don't Tell Me Lies
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Surface - Closer Than Friends
- LeVert Feat. Heavy D - Just Coolin'
- Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True
- The Boys - Lucky Charm
- Donna Allen - Joy And Pain
- Freddie Jackson - You And I Got A Thang
- James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle - All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap")
- Jonathan Butler - More Than Friends
- Today - Girl I Got My Eyes On You
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 16If March 16, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 16 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 March 16, 1989?
On March 16, 1989 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is March 16, 1989?
On March 16, 1989 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 16, 1989?
On March 16, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 16, 1989?
On March 16, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 16, 1989?
On March 16, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 16, 1989?
On March 16, 1989 several famous people were born including, Blake Griffin, Theo Walcott, Tamara Kalinic.
What was the number one song in March 16, 1989?
The number one song in the week of March 16, 1989 was Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson in US and Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan in UK.
What were the top hits on March 16, 1989?
The top hits on March 16, 1989 were Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson, The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics, Roni by Bobby Brown in US and Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan, Like A Prayer by Madonna, Help! by Bananarama & Lananeeneenoonoo in UK.