24th of May, 1989

The 24th of May, 1989, fell on a Wednesday. Day 144 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 24th of May, 1989:

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of May, 1989:

  • United States: Forever Your Girl - Paula Abdul
  • United Kingdom: Ferry Cross The Mersey - Various (Hillsborough Disaster Appeal)

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "See No Evil, Hear No Evil" 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 24th 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.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev.

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

  • 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 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.

  • 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 24th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since the 24th of May, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of May, 1989, will be 30 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 611967600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of May, 1989:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of May, 1989, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of May, 1989 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of May, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 56.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 13.21cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.94 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.89cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 24th of May, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of May, 1989 was probably conceived around the 14th of August, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of May, 1989 is the 3rd of March, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

24th of May

Events that have occurred on the 24th of May:

  • 24th of May, 1798: The Irish Rebellion begins.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Braveheart (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • 24th of May, 2000: Mission: Impossible II (2000) is released in movie theaters.
  • 24th of May, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
  • 24th of May, 2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party.

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?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of May, 1989.

  • 11,152 days have passed since this date.
  • 963,536,400 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,124,125,800 times.
  • Since the 24th of May, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 497,184,782,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 160,589,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,864,130 steps. That's about 36,829 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,562,437 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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