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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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Events

  • At 7:42 AM, radio has a 30 2nd silence, honoring radio
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals.

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  • Don Revie: British soccer player who was a...

Movies

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Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

Warlock

Warlock

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

Renegades

Renegades

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jami Gertz, Robert Knepper

My Mom's a Werewolf

My Mom's a Werewolf

Directed by: Michael Fischa

Starring: Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck

No Holds Barred

No Holds Barred

Directed by: Thomas J. Wright

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Directed by: Kevin Bishop

Days to next May 26

If May 26, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 4 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann

A Woman Named Jackie

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This biography considers the life and career of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, from her traumatic childhood, through her marriage to John F.Kennedy

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses

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One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.

Playmates by Robert B. Parker

Playmates

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Spenser goes back to school--to investigate corruption in college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ghost Lion

Ghost Lion

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Kemco

Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up#Scrolling shootersScrolling shooter

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Avalon: The Legend Lives

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Fighter Bomber

Fighter Bomber

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Activision UK

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.


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