Friday May 26, 1989
US date format: 5/26/1989, UK date format: 26/5/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Rob Resnick and Paula Findlay.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul.
In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tierparkgeschichten.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or Digital Champ: Battle Boxing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 26, 1989?
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- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 26, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl
- Jody Watley - Real Love
- Michael Damian - Rock On
- Donny Osmond - Soldier Of Love
- Guns N' Roses - Patience
- Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
- New Kids On The Block - I'll Be Loving You (Forever)
- Bobby Brown - Every Little Step
- Bon Jovi - I'll Be There For You
- Lita Ford - Close My Eyes Forever
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Atlantic Starr - My First Love
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- De La Soul - Me Myself And I
- Grady Harrell - Sticks And Stones
- Deon Estus With George Michael - Heaven Help Me
- Al B. Sure! - If I'm Not Your Lover
- Slick Rick - Children's Story
- Joyce "Fenderella" Irby - Mr. D.J.
- The O'Jays - Have You Had Your Love Today
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Little Jackie Wants To Be A Star
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 26, 1989?
On May 26, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 26, 1989?
On May 26, 1989 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 26, 1989?
On May 26, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 26, 1989?
On May 26, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 26, 1989?
On May 26, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 26, 1989?
On May 26, 1989 several famous people were born including, Rob Resnick, Paula Findlay.
Which famous people died on May 26, 1989?
Famous people died on May 26, 1989 include, Don Revie.
What was the number one song in May 26, 1989?
The number one song in the week of May 26, 1989 was Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue in UK.
What were the top hits on May 26, 1989?
The top hits on May 26, 1989 were Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul, Real Love by Jody Watley, Rock On by Michael Damian in US and Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue, Ferry Cross The Mersey by Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman, Miss You Like Crazy by Natalie Cole in UK.