Tuesday February 21, 1989
US date format: 2/21/1989, UK date format: 21/2/1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 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 Corbin Bleu and Scout Taylor-Compton.
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.
Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fauji.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing or Colorful Dragon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1989?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
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- US capture record 820 lbs of heroin ($1 B street value)[dup]
- Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling.
- US bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 pounds heroin ($1 billion street value).
- Alex Thepot: French footballer (Born 1906).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Information Society - Walking Away
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 21If February 21, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 22 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 21, 1989?
On February 21, 1989 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is February 21, 1989?
On February 21, 1989 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 21, 1989?
On February 21, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 21, 1989?
On February 21, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 21, 1989?
On February 21, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 21, 1989?
On February 21, 1989 several famous people were born including, Corbin Bleu, Scout Taylor-Compton, Kristin Herrera.
Which famous people died on February 21, 1989?
Famous people died on February 21, 1989 include, Alex Thepot.
What was the number one song in February 21, 1989?
The number one song in the week of February 21, 1989 was Straight Up by Paula Abdul in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney in UK.
What were the top hits on February 21, 1989?
The top hits on February 21, 1989 were Straight Up by Paula Abdul, Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson, Wild Thing by Tone Loc in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney, Belfast Child by Simple Minds, The Living Years by Mike & The Mechanics in UK.