Monday April 17, 1989
US date format: 4/17/1989, UK date format: 17/4/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 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 Avi Kaplan and Zara Aldana.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna.
In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits.
Miss Firecracker, directed by Thomas Schlamme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 750cc Grand Prix or Burning Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 17, 1989?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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- Maximum New York State unemployment benefits raised to $245 per week
- Soviet-US agreement allows Soviets to fight US pros
- 93rd Boston Marathon won by Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia in 2:09:06.
- Polish labor union granted legal status.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 17, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
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 April 17If April 17, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 23 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?