Wednesday April 26, 1989
US date format: 4/26/1989, UK date format: 26/4/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 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 Dae Sung (singer) and Daesung .
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 Chicago 90 or Bumpy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 26, 1989?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
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- Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 mph in 30 mile zone in Albany
- AT&T announces New Jersey's 201 area code will split into 908 and 201.
- The deadliest tornado in world history strikes Central Bangladesh, killing upwards of 1,300, injuring 12,000, and leaving as many as 80,000 homeless.
- Lucille Ball: American actress and noted comedienne...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 26, 1989?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?