Thursday January 26, 1989
US date format: 1/26/1989, UK date format: 26/1/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Emily Hughes and Nany González.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
Farewell to the King, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Dark Heart of Uukrul or Prince of Persia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 26, 1989?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
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- Black & Blue opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances
- US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus
- AT&T reports first loss in 103 years; US$1.67 billion in 1988.
- Madison Square Gardens sports arena in New York announces two-year US$100 million renovation plan.
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- Paul Daels: Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26, 1989?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 26If January 26, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 5 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?