29th of December, 1989

The 29th of December, 1989, fell on a Friday. Day 363 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of December, 1989:

  • United States: Another Day In Paradise - Phil Collins
  • United Kingdom: Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid II

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The War of the Roses" 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 29th of December, 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.

  • The Velvet Revolution

    Popular demonstrations are held against the one-party Communist regime in Czechoslovakia. These demonstrations eventually lead to the end of 41 years of one-party rule in Czechoslovakia.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 29 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 29th of December, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of December, 1989, will be 29 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 630892800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 29th of December, 1989:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 29th of December, 1989, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of December, 1989 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Weather

Weather information for the 29th of December, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 19.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.72 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 2.54cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.89 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 29th of December, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of December, 1989 was probably conceived around the 21st of March, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of December, 1989 is the 8th of October, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

29th of December

Events that have occurred on the 29th of December:


Television

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

  • Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
  • Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
  • Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
  • 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.

Computer Games

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

  • Batman: The Video Game - Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse - Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • SimCity - A city-building game that was released for the Macintosh computer.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 29th of December, 1989.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of December, 1989.

  • 10,859 days have passed since this date.
  • 938,214,000 seconds have passed since the 29th of December, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,094,583,000 times.
  • Since the 29th of December, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 484,118,424,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,369,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,686,404 steps. That's about 35,861 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,258,568 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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