Sunday April 23, 1989
US date format: 4/23/1989, UK date format: 23/4/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 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 Nicole Vaidišová and Anastasia Baranova.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna.
In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits.
Miss Firecracker, directed by Thomas Schlamme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Caliber .50 or Bloodwych.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 23, 1989?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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- Betsy King wins LPGA USX Golf Classic.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game with the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Nolan Ryan blows a no hitter in 9th inning.
- Students in Beijing, China announce class boycotts.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 1989?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 23If April 23, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 4 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 4 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?