Thursday October 19, 1989
US date format: 10/19/1989, UK date format: 19/10/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Nikolija and Miroslav Stoch.
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 Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden or Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 19, 1989?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Dangerous Games opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
- The Wonders of Life pavilion opens at Walt Disney World's Epcot in Orlando, Florida.
- The convictions of the Guildford Four are quashed by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, after they had spent 15 years in prison.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 19, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 19If October 19, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 11 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 29 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?