Wednesday April 19, 1989

US date format: 4/19/1989, UK date format: 19/4/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 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 Janae Bradford and Fiona MacGillivray. 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 Dragon Spirit: The New Legend or Chip's Challenge.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
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Events

  • Republic Day in Sierra Leone
  • Kevin Elster (New York Mets), sets errorless shortstop mark at 73.
  • Trisha Meili is savagely attacked while jogging in New York City's Central Park; as her identity remains secret for years, she becomes known as the "Central Park Jogger."
  • Seven crew members die when a gun turret explodes on the U.S. battleship Iowa.

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Movies

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Miss Firecracker

Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

K-9

K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Collision Course

Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

Brenda Starr

Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

Fast Food

Fast Food

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: Clark Brandon, Randal Patrick, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard

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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 April 19

If April 19, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer

Morning Glory

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From the author of "Vows" and "The Gamble", comes the story of Ella Dinsmore and Will Parker. Ella, widowed at 26 and with two small children, advertises for a husband, through

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood

Cat'S Eye

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Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art.

The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon

The Sands Of Time

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Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of …

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Platform: Famicom/NES

Genre: Action

Blue Lightning

Blue Lightning

Platform: Atari Lynx, Atari Jaguar CD

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Atari

Baseball Stars

Baseball Stars

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SNK

Chip's Challenge

Chip's Challenge

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atari (Atari Lynx); U.S. Gold (Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum); Epyx (MS-DOS); Microsoft Home (Windows)

Emerald Dragon

Emerald Dragon

Platform: PC-8801 Mk. II SR, PC-9801 VM/UV, X68000, MSX2, FM Towns, PC Engine, Super Famicom

Genre: RPG, Adventure game

Publisher: Basho House (PC88, PC98) Glodia (X68000, MSX2, FM Towns) NEC Home Electronics (PC Engine) MediaWorks (SFC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 19, 1989?

On April 19, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is April 19, 1989?

On April 19, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 19, 1989?

On April 19, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 19, 1989?

On April 19, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 19, 1989?

On April 19, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 19, 1989?

On April 19, 1989 several famous people were born including, Janae Bradford, Dominik Mader, Fiona MacGillivray.

Which famous people died on April 19, 1989?

Famous people died on April 19, 1989 include, Daphne Du Maurier.

What was the number one song in April 19, 1989?

The number one song in the week of April 19, 1989 was Like A Prayer by Madonna in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles in UK.

What were the top hits on April 19, 1989?

The top hits on April 19, 1989 were Like A Prayer by Madonna, She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals, The Look by Roxette in US and Eternal Flame by The Bangles, Like A Prayer by Madonna, If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red in UK.


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