Saturday May 20, 1989
US date format: 5/20/1989, UK date format: 20/5/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 20, 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 Paul Parker and Tonia Couch.
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 Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Codename: ICEMAN or Dirt Fox.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 20, 1989?
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- China declares martial law in Beijing
- Toonces The Cat takes the wheel on Saturday Night Live
- 115th Preakness: Pat Valenzuela aboard Sunday Silence wins in 1:53.8.
- The Chinese authorities declare martial law in the face of pro-democracy demonstrations, setting the scene for the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 20, 1989?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 20, 1989?
On May 20, 1989 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is May 20, 1989?
On May 20, 1989 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 20, 1989?
On May 20, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 20, 1989?
On May 20, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 20, 1989?
On May 20, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 20, 1989?
On May 20, 1989 several famous people were born including, Paul Parker, Tonia Couch.
Which famous people died on May 20, 1989?
Famous people died on May 20, 1989 include, Gilda Radner, Anton Diffring, John R Hicks.
What was the number one song in May 20, 1989?
The number one song in the week of May 20, 1989 was Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue in UK.
What were the top hits on May 20, 1989?
The top hits on May 20, 1989 were Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul, Real Love by Jody Watley, I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue, Ferry Cross The Mersey by Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman, Miss You Like Crazy by Natalie Cole in UK.