January 10th, 1989

January 10th, 1989, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 10 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.

32 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since January 10th, 1989.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 10th, 1989:

  • United States: My Prerogative - Bobby Brown
  • United Kingdom: Especially For You - Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Rain Man" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 10th, 1989 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. The Christmas holiday season is long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned.

In America, the song My Prerogative by Bobby Brown is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Especially For You by Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rain Man is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing sweater dresses, short skirts, small shoulder pads, animal print, long full wool coats and bulky sweaters. Meanwhile, men are wearing tracksuits, sweatshirts, Nike Air Jordan shoes and denim. It's 1989, so the airwaves are being dominated by music artists such as Madonna, The Bangles, Phil Collins, Roxette, Milli Vanilli and The B-52s.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Smurfs", "Kate & Allie", "Who's the Boss?" and "Married... with Children". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tetris", "Gain Ground", "Super Mario Bros. 3" and "Mega Man 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Smurfs", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Count Duckula".

Popular toys include the likes of "Water Ring Toss", "Big wheel (tricycle)", "My Little Pony (figures)" and "Sylvanian Families".


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 January 10th, 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.

  • Bette Midler - "Wind Beneath My Wings"

    "Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler would go on to win a Grammy for 1989's Song of the Year.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev.

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

  • Driving Miss Daisy

    "Driving Miss Daisy" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1989.

  • Who were the best football players in 1989?

    In 1989, the best soccer players were Marco van Basten, Franco Baresi, Diego Maradona, Frank Rijkaard, Lothar Matthäus, Peter Shilton, Dragan Stojković, Ruud Gullit, Gheorghe Hagi and Jürgen Klinsmann.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1989?

    In 1989, the best NBA players were Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Akeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Tom Chambers, Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing, John Stockton, Kevin Johnson, Dominique Wilkins, Terry Cummings, Robert Parish, Dale Ellis and Mark Price.

  • 1989 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1989 included Def Leppard, Paula Abdul, Bon Jovi, Tone Lōc, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 32 years, 3 months and 7 days have passed since January 10th, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 10th, 1989, will be 32 years of age.
  • People born in 1989 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 600393600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 10th, 1989:

  • December 12th, 1988: 35 people are killed after two trains collide near Clapham Junction railway station in London.
  • December 16th, 1988: Rain Man (1988) is released in cinemas.
  • December 16th, 1988: Disco singer "Sylvester" dies from AIDS.
  • December 21st, 1988: Pan Am Flight 103 is blown up by terrorists as it flies over Lockerbie in Scotland. 270 people are killed.
  • December 22nd, 1988: Trade union leader and environmentalist, Chico Mendes, is assassinated in Xapuri, Brazil.
  • January 5th, 1989: Pop star Madonna files for divorce from actor Senn Penn for the second and final time.
  • This date: January 10th, 1989
  • January 20th, 1989: George H. W. Bush is inaugerated as the 41st President of the United States.
  • January 22nd, 1989: Super Bowl XXIII: The San Francisco 49ers defeat the Cincinnati Bengals by 20-16 at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, Florida.
  • January 24th, 1989: Serial killer Ted Bundy is executed.
  • February 2nd, 1989: The video game "SimCity" is released.
  • February 3rd, 1989: Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner is overthrown in a coup.
  • February 9th, 1989: 20-year-old Tiffany Sessions goes missing in Florida.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 10th, 1989, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 10th, 1989 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
  • The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.

1989 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1989.

  • Noozles
  • Roseanne
  • Garfield and Friends
  • Count Duckula
  • The Wonder Years
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Fireman Sam
  • Full House
  • DuckTales
  • Adventures of the Little Koala
  • 21 Jump Street
  • Married... with Children
  • ALF
  • The Real Ghostbusters
  • Pingu
  • Growing Pains
  • ThunderCats
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • The Cosby Show
  • Muppet Babies
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Danger Mouse
  • The Smurfs
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • The Bugs Bunny Show

1989 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1989:

  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Pound Puppies
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • Gain Ground - Action-strategy arcade game.
  • Altered Beast - Beat 'em up arcade game.
  • Maniac Mansion - Graphic adventure game.
  • Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar - Role-playing game.
  • Tetris - Tile-matching puzzle video game.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 10th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 10th, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 26.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 10th, 1989?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 10th, 1989?

  • Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 10th, 1989 was probably conceived around the 2nd of April, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 10th, 1989 is the 20th of October, 1989. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 10th, 1989.

  • 11,786 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,018,306,800 seconds have passed since the January 10th, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,188,024,600 times.
  • Since January 10th, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 525,446,308,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 169,717,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 87,574,385 steps. That's about 38,922 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,219,682 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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