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March 13th, 1989

March 13th, 1989, fell on a Monday. It was day 72 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.

31 years, 7 months and 16 days have passed since March 13th, 1989.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Peaches Geldof: Model / Television presenter.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 13th, 1989:

  • United States: Lost In Your Eyes - Debbie Gibson
  • United Kingdom: Too Many Broken Hearts - Jason Donovan

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Lean on Me" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 13th, 1989 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer.

In America, the song Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Lean on Me is at the top of the Box Office.

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. News has just broke that "21 Jump Street" actor Johnny Depp has been arrested for assaulting a security guard at a hotel in Vancouver.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "Cheers", "Charles in Charge" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Maniac Mansion ", "Super Mario Bros. 3" and "SimCity". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Cosby Show", "21 Jump Street", "Count Duckula" and "Roseanne".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Speak & Spell", "Cabbage Patch Kids", "Sylvanian Families" and "Jenga".


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 March 13th, 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Driving Miss Daisy

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 31 years, 7 months and 16 days have passed since March 13th, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 13th, 1989, will be 31 years of age.
  • People born in 1989 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 605750400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 13th, 1989:

  • February 12th, 1989: The Soviet Union withdraws from Afghanistan.
  • February 12th, 1989: Irish human rights lawyer Pat Finucane is murdered by loyalist paramilitaries who were acting in collusion with the British government intelligence service MI5.
  • February 24th, 1989: My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • April 2nd, 1989: WrestleMania V: Hulk Hogan defeats "Macho Man" Randy Savage at the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • April 4th, 1989: Partly-free parliamentary elections are announced in Poland, bringing an end to one-party Communist rule..

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 13th, 1989, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 13th, 1989 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might 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.
  • 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.
  • ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens.

1989 - Kid's TV

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

"Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers" - "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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 13th of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 13th, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 26.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.28 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.78 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 March 13th, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 13th, 1989 was probably conceived around the 3rd of June, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 13th, 1989 is the 21st of December, 1989. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • SimCity - City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
  • 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.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 13th, 1989.

  • 11,553 days have passed since this date.
  • 998,179,200 seconds have passed since the March 13th, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,164,542,400 times.
  • Since March 13th, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 515,060,467,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 166,363,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 85,843,411 steps. That's about 38,153 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,978,150 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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