Thursday January 19, 1989
US date format: 1/19/1989, UK date format: 19/1/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 19, 1989). The US president was Ronald Reagan (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 Jérémy Maccaud and Stefan Abingdon.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
The Siege of Firebase Gloria, directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Austerlitz or Boomer's Adventure in ASMIK World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 19, 1989?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
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- President Reagan pardons George Steinbrenner for illegal funds for Nixon.
- Norma Varden: Actress (Loose in London).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 19, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- White Lion - When The Children Cry
- Annie Lennox - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
Top #5 songs in the UK
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?