Sunday April 30, 1989
US date format: 4/30/1989, UK date format: 30/4/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Wooyoung and Jang Wooyoung.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna.
In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast Forward.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Lap Twin or Boxxle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 30, 1989?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
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- Pope John Paul II beatifies Victoire Rasoamanarivo of Madagascar.
- US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in third round of 1990 world soccer cup.
- Critics Siskel and Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show.
- Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic.
- Sergio Leone: Italian film director for four decades.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 30, 1989?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?