Saturday October 21, 1989
US date format: 10/21/1989, UK date format: 21/10/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Natalie Distler and Festus Ezeli.
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 Dr. Plummet's House of Flux or Baseball Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 21, 1989?
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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- Dangerous Games closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
- 1st black owners (Betram Lee & Peter Bynoe) to own a major sports team, purchasing Denver Nuggets for $65m
- Houston becomes first major college team to gain 1000 yards in a game.
- Buck Helm found alive after being buried four days, in San Francisco earthquake.
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- Jean Image: Hungarian-French animator director and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 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 21If October 21, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 11 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 23 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 October 21, 1989?
On October 21, 1989 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is October 21, 1989?
On October 21, 1989 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 21, 1989?
On October 21, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 21, 1989?
On October 21, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 21, 1989?
On October 21, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 21, 1989?
On October 21, 1989 several famous people were born including, Natalie Distler, May'n , Festus Ezeli.
Which famous people died on October 21, 1989?
Famous people died on October 21, 1989 include, Jean Image.
What was the number one song in October 21, 1989?
The number one song in the week of October 21, 1989 was Miss You Much by Janet Jackson in US and Ride On Time by Black Box in UK.
What were the top hits on October 21, 1989?
The top hits on October 21, 1989 were Miss You Much by Janet Jackson, Love Song by The Cure, Sowing The Seeds Of Love by Tears For Fears in US and Ride On Time by Black Box, That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic featuring Felly in UK.