Sunday February 19, 1989
US date format: 2/19/1989, UK date format: 19/2/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Luke Pasqualino and L A Baby orangutan.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
Je suis le seigneur du château, directed by Régis Wargnier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while One by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fauji.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F29 Retaliator or Butcher Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 19, 1989?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Legs Diamond closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 64 performances
- Edgar Bowers wins Bollingen Prize.
- Broadway's biggest flop (lost US$5.3 million) Legs Diamond closes at Mark Hellinger Theater in New York City after 64 performances.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Information Society - Walking Away
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
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 February 19If February 19, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 25 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?