Sunday January 22, 1989
US date format: 1/22/1989, UK date format: 22/1/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 22, 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 Nick Simmons and Ugo Legrand.
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 DuckTales or Baseball Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 22, 1989?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals, 20-16 in Miami; Most Valuable Player: Jerry Rice, San Francisco, Wide Receiver.
- Philippine security forces open fire on a crowd of 10,000 : 15,000 demonstrators at Malacanang Palace, Manila, killing 13.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 22, 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
Sport Games on January 22, 1989
- Cincinnati Bengals - San Francisco 49ers : 16 - 20
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?