Monday January 30, 1989
US date format: 1/30/1989, UK date format: 30/1/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Kylie Bunbury and Khleo Thomas.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to When I'm With You by Sheriff.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
Tap, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Break In or Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 30, 1989?
- Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter
- 16th American Music Awards: Randy Travis and George Michael win.
- American Olympic medalist Bruce Kimball is sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing two teenagers in a drunk driving accident.
- The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes.
- See more
- Alfonso: Duke of Anjou and Cadiz, Spanish...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 30, 1989?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?