Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 20th of January, 1989 falls under the Otter.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 20th of January, 1989, will be 30 years of age.
American Format: 01-20-1989 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1989-01-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19890120" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 601257600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of January, 1989:
United States: Two Hearts - Phil Collins
United Kingdom: Especially For You - Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Rain Man" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 20th of January, 1989.
Late 1980s fashion.
During this period, the mini skirt became extremely popular. Shoulder pads became increasingly smaller. Popular clothing included reversible inside-out coats, bright-colored shoes with thin heels, berets, lacy gloves, rugby sweatshirts, sweater dresses, jumpsuits, capri leggings, bike shorts and skirts worn with leggings. Colors included neon hues, plum, gold, and bright wines.
1989 in music.
Popular music artists in 1989 included Def Leppard, Paula Abdul, Bon Jovi, Tone L?c, Debbie Gibson, Milli Vanilli, Rod Stewart, Roxette, The Bangles, Fine Young Cannibals, Madonna, Jody Watley, Donny Osmond, Bette Midler, Simply Red, Martika, Love and Rockets, Gloria Estefan, New Kids on the Block, Cher, Janet Jackson, Bad English, Billy Joel, Phil Collins and Soul II Soul.
Weather information for the 20th of January, 1989:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 34.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.65cm.
London, England: Temperature: 4.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 20th of January, 1989.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 20th of January, 1989 was probably conceived around the 12th of April, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of January, 1989 is the 30th of October, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
21st of December, 1988: Pan Am Flight 103 is blown up by terrorists as it flies over Lockerbie in Scotland. 270 people are killed.
22nd of December, 1988: Trade union leader and environmentalist, Chico Mendes, is assassinated in Xapuri, Brazil.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 20th of January, 1989.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of January, 1989.
11,076 days have passed since this date.
956,962,800 seconds have passed since the 20th of January, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,116,456,600 times.
Since the 20th of January, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 493,792,804,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,493,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,298,801 steps. That's about 36,577 miles!
Since this date, 11,483,554 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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