Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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.
Age: Anyone born on the 24th of May, 1989, will be 29 years of age.
American Format: 05-24-1989 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1989-05-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19890524" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 611967600.
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.
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.
The 1989 Eurovision song contest is held in Lausanne, Switzerland. Yugoslavia win the contest with the song "Rock Me" by Riva.
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.
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.
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).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of May, 1989.
10,927 days have passed since this date.
944,092,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of May, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,101,441,600 times.
Since the 24th of May, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 487,151,884,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,348,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,191,981 steps. That's about 36,085 miles!
Since this date, 11,329,114 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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