16th of March, 1989

The 16th of March, 1989, fell on a Thursday. Day 75 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.

30 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since the 16th of March, 1989.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Theo Walcott: Soccer player.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of March, 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.

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 16th of March, 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Kids' TV - 1989.

    Children in 1989 would have been watching TV shows such as The Cosby Show, ALF, Growing Pains, Garfield and Friends, The Smurfs, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Babar, Beetlejuice, The Simpsons, Saved by the Bell, "The Adventures of McGee and Me!", "Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers", The Wonder Years and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since the 16th of March, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1989, will be 30 years of age.
  • People born in 1989 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 606009600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 16th of March, 1989:

  • 24th of February, 1989: My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • 2nd of April, 1989: WrestleMania V: Hulk Hogan defeats "Macho Man" Randy Savage at the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • 4th of April, 1989: Partly-free parliamentary elections are announced in Poland, bringing an end to one-party Communist rule..
  • 15th of April, 1989: The Tiananmen Square protests begin in China.
  • 15th of April, 1989: The Hillsborough disaster occurs.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1989, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of March, 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:

  • 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 16th of March:


Weather

Weather information for the 16th of March, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.4 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.33 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 14.99cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 1989 was probably conceived around the 6th of June, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 1989 is the 24th of December, 1989. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

16th of March

Events that have occurred on the 16th of March:

  • 16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
  • 16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
  • 16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • 16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
  • 16th of March, 1979: The Sino-Vietnamese War between China and Vietnam comes to an end.
  • 16th of March, 1995: Rapper Eazy-E announces that he has AIDS.
  • 16th of March, 2010: Serbian singer Ksenija Pajcin is murdered by her boyfriend in Belgrade.
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 1989.

  • 11,305 days have passed since this date.
  • 976,752,000 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,139,544,000 times.
  • Since the 16th of March, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 504,004,032,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 162,792,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,000,672 steps. That's about 37,334 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,721,024 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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