Saturday January 21, 1989
US date format: 1/21/1989, UK date format: 21/1/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zhang Shuai.
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 Golden Axe or Battle Shark.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 21, 1989?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- A woman is assaulted and raped in room of an Okla football player
- Carl Furillo: Brooklyn Dodger (National League Batting...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 21, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 21If January 21, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 8 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 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?