Monday February 27, 1989
US date format: 2/27/1989, UK date format: 27/2/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 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 Loïc Poujol and Lloyd Rigby.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson.
In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits.
Chances Are, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anything But Love.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genesis LPMud or Dogs of War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 27, 1989?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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- Venezuela is rocked by the Caracazo riots.
- The Berne Convention, an international treaty on copyrights, is ratified by the United States.
- A curfew is imposed in Kosovo, where protests continue over the alleged intimidation of the Serb minority.
- Louis Wade Sullivan and James D. Watkins start terms of office as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and U.S. Secretary of Energy respectively.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 27, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Bobby Brown - Roni
- Ann Wilson and Robin Zander - Surrender To Me
- Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 27If February 27, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 6 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 6 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?