Sunday January 29, 1989
US date format: 1/29/1989, UK date format: 29/1/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 29, 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 François Civil and Kevin Shattenkirk.
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 The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghouls 'n Ghosts or Axel's Magic Hammer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1989?
- Dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-pt loss since October 1987; index at 2,256.43
- L I preacher Gene Profeta pleads guilty to tax-evasion
- Orlando Arena opens
- Dottie Mochrie wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic.
- See more
- Halina Konopacka: Polish discus thrower and poet (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1989?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?