Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 31st of December, 1989 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 31st of December, 1989, will be 29 years of age.
American Format: 12-31-1989 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1989-12-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19891231" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 631065600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of December:
New Year's Eve
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st 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 31st 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.
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.
The 31st of December, 1989 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
Ghostbusters II (1989) - The Titanic arrives.
Weather information for the 31st of December, 1989:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 37.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.81cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 31st of December, 1989.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 31st of December, 1989. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of December, 1989.
10,703 days have passed since this date.
924,735,600 seconds have passed since the 31st of December, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,078,858,200 times.
Since the 31st of December, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 477,163,569,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 154,122,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,527,262 steps. That's about 35,345 miles!
Since this date, 11,096,827 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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