Wednesday October 18, 1989
US date format: 10/18/1989, UK date format: 18/10/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 18, 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 Joy Lauren and Dudley O'Shaughnessy.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
Kill Me Again, directed by John Dahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse or Demon's World/Horror Story.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 18, 1989?
- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- East German state / party leader Erich Honecker, resigns
- Hungary revises constitution
- US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 18, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
- Regina Belle - Baby Come To Me
- Sybil - Don't Make Me Over
- Christopher Williams - Talk To Myself
- Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler) - Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)
- Prince - Partyman
- Surface - You Are My Everything
- Bobby Brown - Rock Wit'cha
- Peabo Bryson - All My Love
- Young M.C. - Bust A Move
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 18, 1989?
On October 18, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is October 18, 1989?
On October 18, 1989 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 18, 1989?
On October 18, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 18, 1989?
On October 18, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 18, 1989?
On October 18, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 18, 1989?
On October 18, 1989 several famous people were born including, Joy Lauren, Dudley O'Shaughnessy, Laci Green.
What was the number one song in October 18, 1989?
The number one song in the week of October 18, 1989 was Miss You Much by Janet Jackson in US and Ride On Time by Black Box in UK.
What were the top hits on October 18, 1989?
The top hits on October 18, 1989 were Miss You Much by Janet Jackson, Love Song by The Cure, Sowing The Seeds Of Love by Tears For Fears in US and Ride On Time by Black Box, That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic featuring Felly in UK.