Saturday February 25, 1989
US date format: 2/25/1989, UK date format: 25/2/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 25, 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 Karim Aït-Fana and Abby Wilde.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fauji.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 750cc Grand Prix or Castle of the Winds.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 25, 1989?
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- Lowest baramotric pressure in the Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt)
- Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career.
- Javed Miandad scores 271 versus New Zealand at Eden Park.
- Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in five rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 25, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Information Society - Walking Away
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 February 25If February 25, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 2 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?