4th of May, 1989

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 4th of May, 1989, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 29 years, 10 months and 21 days have passed since the 4th of May, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1989.
  • Day 124 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 4th of May, 1989 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 4th of May, 1989, will be 29 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-04-1989 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1989-05-04. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19890504" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 610239600.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of May:

  • Greenery Day (Japan)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th 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 4th 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.

  • 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

Weather information for the 4th of May, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 51.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 4th of May, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of May, 1989 was probably conceived around the 25th of July, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of May, 1989 is the 11th of February, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 4th 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of May:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 4th of May, 1989. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of May, 1989.

  • 10,917 days have passed since this date.
  • 943,232,400 seconds have passed since the 4th of May, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,100,437,800 times.
  • Since the 4th of May, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 486,707,918,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,205,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,117,986 steps. That's about 36,052 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,318,789 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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