#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 26 December 1989

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yohan Blake and Luke Worrall. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sweet Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Final Fantasy Legend or Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1989 or at December 26 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 26 December 1989 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 26 December 1989

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava, Josh Evans

Country: United States

More info

Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Country: United States

More info

Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carré Otis, Assumpta Serna

Country: United States

More info

The Banker

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Robert Forster, Shanna Reed, Duncan Regehr, Jeff Conaway

More info

Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

More info

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

More info

Zwei Münchner in Hamburg

More info

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

One Foot in the Grave

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 26 December 1989!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 December
Famous Deaths:

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1989?

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 26 December 1989 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

More info

Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

More info

Swan Lake

By: Mark Helprin

The two-time Caldecott medalist illustrates Mark Helprin's enchanting story of the characters in Tchaikovsky's famous ballet.

More info

Caribbean

By: James A. Michener

In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Harpoon

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Real-time tactics[citation needed], Wargame

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific, PSS

More info

The Final Fantasy Legend

Platform: Game Boy, WonderSwan Color, mobile phones, Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: NA Sunsoft (GB re-release)

More info

Bumpy

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

More info
Garfield: Winter's Tail

Garfield: Winter's Tail

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: The Edge

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Cyan Worlds

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Coming to America

More info

Heathers

More info

Rain Man

More info

Dead Calm

More info

Scrooged

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 26 December 1989 is such a special date for you!