Sunday December 31, 1989, NewYear’s Eve
US date format: 12/31/1989, UK date format: 31/12/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 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 Andrew Taggart and Ryan Sheckler.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mr. Bean.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eye of Horus or Deathtrack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 31, 1989?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Me & My Girl closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 1420 performances
- Threepenny Opera closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 performances
- Actress Annabella Sciorra (Jungle Fever) weds Joe Petruzzi
- Fog Bowl: Heavy fog rolls in on Chicago Bears 20-12 victory over Philadelphia Eagles.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 31, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
- New Kids On The Block - This One's For The Children
- Bon Jovi - Living In Sin
Top #10 R&B songs
- Babyface - Tender Lover
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan - I'll Be Good To You
- By All Means - Let's Get It On
- The Gap Band - All Of My Love
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Silky Soul
- Regina Belle - Make It Like It Was
- Tyler Collins - Whatcha Gonna Do?
- Entouch Featuring Keith Sweat - All Nite
- Technotronic Featuring Felly - Pump Up The Jam
Sport Games on December 31, 1989
- Los Angeles Rams - Philadelphia Eagles : 21 - 7
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Houston Oilers : 26 - 23
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 31, 1989?
On December 31, 1989 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 31, 1989?
On December 31, 1989 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 31, 1989?
On December 31, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 1989?
On December 31, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 31, 1989?
On December 31, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 31, 1989?
On December 31, 1989 several famous people were born including, Andrew Taggart, Ryan Sheckler.