Monday April 24, 1989

US date format: 4/24/1989, UK date format: 24/4/1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 Katherine Webb and Elīna Babkina. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast Forward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bay Route or American Dream.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Events

  • Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day".

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Movies

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The Unbelievable Truth

The Unbelievable Truth

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Starring: Adrienne Shelly, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooke, Julia McNeal

Miss Firecracker

Miss Firecracker

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

Starring: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

K-9

K-9

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Starring: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Collision Course

Collision Course

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Pat Morita, Jay Leno, Chris Sarandon, Tom Noonan

Brenda Starr

Brenda Starr

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Diana Scarwid

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Straight to the Heart

Straight to the Heart

Directed by: Stephane Gehami

Days to next April 24

If April 24, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 5 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh

The Blooding

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Fifteen-year-old Lynda Mann's savagely raped and strangled body is found along a shady footpath near the English village of Narborough. Though a massive 150-man dragnet is launched, the case remains unsolved. Three

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Midnight by Dean R. Koontz

Midnight

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The Edge by Dick Francis

The Edge

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A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to

Star by Danielle Steel

Star

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Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bay Route

Bay Route

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game / Run and gun

Publisher: Sega

Drakkhen

Drakkhen

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, SNES, PC-98, FM Towns Marty, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Infogrames

American Dream

American Dream

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure Casino

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Cosmic Wars

Cosmic Wars

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Konami

Final Fight

Final Fight

Platform: Arcade, Capcom Power System Changer, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Mega-CD, ZX Spectrum, Super NES, X68000, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, iOS

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 24, 1989?

On April 24, 1989 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is April 24, 1989?

On April 24, 1989 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 24, 1989?

On April 24, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 1989?

On April 24, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 24, 1989?

On April 24, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 24, 1989?

On April 24, 1989 several famous people were born including, Katherine Webb, Elīna Babkina, David Boudia.

What was the number one song in April 24, 1989?

The number one song in the week of April 24, 1989 was Like A Prayer by Madonna in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on April 24, 1989?

The top hits on April 24, 1989 were Like A Prayer by Madonna, I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi, Funky Cold Medina by Tone Loc in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue, Eternal Flame by The Bangles, I Want It All by Queen in UK.


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