Wednesday May 17, 1989
US date format: 5/17/1989, UK date format: 17/5/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Tereza Fajksová and Tessa Virtue.
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 The Night The Bear Ate Goombaw by Patrick F. McManus was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men: Madness in Murderworld or Axel's Magic Hammer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 17, 1989?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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- Nelson Mandela receives a BA from University of South Africa
- Napoli wins 18th UEFA Cup in Stuttgart, Germany.
- More than 1 million Chinese protestors march through Beijing demanding greater democracy.
- 1989 Ürümqi unrest: Uyghur and Hui Muslim protesters rioted in front of the government building in Ürümqi.
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- Robert Webber: Actor (Nuts, Assassin, 10), dies at 74.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 1989?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 17If May 17, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 4 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 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 May 17, 1989?
On May 17, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is May 17, 1989?
On May 17, 1989 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 17, 1989?
On May 17, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 17, 1989?
On May 17, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 17, 1989?
On May 17, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 17, 1989?
On May 17, 1989 several famous people were born including, Tereza Fajksová, Tessa Virtue, Olivia Luccardi.
Which famous people died on May 17, 1989?
Famous people died on May 17, 1989 include, Robert Webber.
What was the number one song in May 17, 1989?
The number one song in the week of May 17, 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 17, 1989?
The top hits on May 17, 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.