3rd of May, 1989

The 3rd of May, 1989, fell on a Wednesday. Day 123 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.

30 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since the 3rd of May, 1989.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of May, 1989:

  • United States: Like A Prayer - Madonna
  • United Kingdom: Eternal Flame - Bangles

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Major League" 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 3rd of May, 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.

  • Bette Midler - "Wind Beneath My Wings"

    "Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler would go on to win a Grammy for 1989's Song of the Year.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev.

    Mikhail Gorbachev was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1989 after overseeing the Soviet Union's first free elections.

  • Driving Miss Daisy

    "Driving Miss Daisy" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1989.

  • 1989 in movies.

    Movies released in 1989 included Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Batman, Back to the Future Part II, Look Who's Talking, Dead Poets Society, Lethal Weapon 2, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Ghostbusters II, The Little Mermaid, Uncle Buck and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

  • 1989 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1989 included Def Leppard, Paula Abdul, Bon Jovi, Tone Lōc, 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.

  • Eurovision 1989

    The 1989 Eurovision song contest is held in Lausanne, Switzerland. Yugoslavia win the contest with the song "Rock Me" by Riva.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since the 3rd of May, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of May, 1989, will be 30 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 610153200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 3rd of May, 1989:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 3rd of May, 1989, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of May, 1989 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 3rd of May:

  • Constitution Memorial Day (Japan)

Weather

Weather information for the 3rd of May, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 6 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.81cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 3rd of May, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of May, 1989 was probably conceived around the 24th of July, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of May, 1989 is the 10th of February, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

3rd of May

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of May:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
  • Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
  • The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
  • Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
  • 21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
  • Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
  • ALF - About an alien called ALF.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • SimCity - A city-building game that was released for the Macintosh computer.
  • Mega Man 2 - Second installment in the Mega Man series. Released on the NES.
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 - Platform video game that was published on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 3rd of May, 1989.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of May, 1989.

  • 11,221 days have passed since this date.
  • 969,498,000 seconds have passed since the 3rd of May, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,131,081,000 times.
  • Since the 3rd of May, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 500,260,968,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 161,583,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,376,828 steps. That's about 37,056 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,633,976 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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