Friday May 19, 1989
US date format: 5/19/1989, UK date format: 19/5/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Dulcita Lieggi and Jasmine .
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 We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle of the Winds or Avoid the Noid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 19, 1989?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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- Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) last appearance on Dallas
- United States Senator Albert Gore introduces a U$1.75 billion bill in Congress to finance creation of a nationwide "data super highway" to link supercomputers.
- Dow Jones average passes 2,500 mark for first time, closes at 2,501.1.
- Robert Webber, American actor (Alex - Moonlighting), dies of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig's disease) at age 64.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 19, 1989?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?