May 14th, 1989

May 14th, 1989, fell on a Sunday. Day 134 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.

31 years, 0 months and 22 days have passed since May 14th, 1989.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 14th, 1989:

  • The last episode of "Family Ties" is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 14th, 1989:

  • United States: I'll Be There For You - Bon Jovi
  • United Kingdom: Hand On Your Heart - Kylie Minogue

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pet Sematary" 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 May 14th, 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.

  • Tiananmen Square protests.

    During this period, the Tiananmen Square protests were occurring in China.

  • Eurovision 1989

    The 1989 Eurovision song contest is held in Lausanne, Switzerland. Yugoslavia win the contest with the song "Rock Me" by Riva.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 31 years, 0 months and 22 days have passed since May 14th, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 14th, 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 611103600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 14th, 1989:

  • April 15th, 1989: The Tiananmen Square protests begin in China.
  • April 15th, 1989: The Hillsborough disaster occurs.
  • April 21st, 1989: The Game Boy is released.
  • April 25th, 1989: The Punisher (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • May 12th, 1989: See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • May 12th, 1989: The San Bernardino train disaster kills four people.
  • May 20th, 1989: Liverpool win the FA Cup after defeating local rivals Everton 3-2 after Extra Time.
  • May 24th, 1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 24th, 1989: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Steaua Bucuresti 4-0.
  • May 26th, 1989: Arsenal win the Football League in the final game of the season after Michael Thomas scores a late winner against Liverpool.
  • June 2nd, 1989: Dead Poets Society (1989) is released.
  • June 3rd, 1989: Iranian Revolution leader Ayatollah Khomeini passes away after suffering multiple heart attacks.
  • June 4th, 1989: Ali Khamenei becomes the Supreme Leader of Iran.
  • June 5th, 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
  • June 13th, 1989: The Detroit Pistons win the 1989 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 14th, 1989, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 14th, 1989 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

1989 - Kid's TV

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

"Babar" - "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 14th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 14th, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.56 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 May 14th, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 14th, 1989 was probably conceived around the 4th of August, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 14th, 1989 is the 21st of February, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • 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.

14th of May

Events that have occurred on the 14th of May:

  • May 14th, 1980: 4 white police officers are found not guilty of killing a black insurance executive called Arthur McDuffie. Their acquittal sets off riots in Miami
  • May 14th, 1988: 27 people are killed when a drunk driver crashes into a school bus in Carrollton, Kentucky.
  • May 14th, 1988: Wimbledon win the FA Cup after defeating Liverpool 1-0.
  • May 14th, 1998: The final episode of "Seinfield" is aired.
  • May 14th, 1998: Frank Sinatra dies from a heart attack at the age of 82.
  • May 14th, 2015: Blues singer B.B. King passes away
  • May 14th, 1966: FA Cup Final 1966: Everton defeat Sheffield Wednesday 3-2.
  • May 14th, 1981: The Boston Celtics win the 1981 NBA Finals after they defeat the Houston Rockets 4-2.
  • May 14th, 1981: FA Cup Final 1981: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Manchester City 3-2 in a replay.
  • May 14th, 1982: Conan the Barbarian (1982) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 14th, 1994: FA Cup Final 1994: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0.
  • May 14th, 1995: Football: Blackburn Rovers are crowned Premier League champions.
  • May 14th, 1997: The song Barbie Girl by Aqua is released.
  • May 14th, 2000: Football: Wimbledon are relegated from the Premier League.
  • May 14th, 2004: Troy (2004), starring Brad Pitt, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester United win the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers.
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Stoke City 1-0.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 14th, 1989.

  • 11,345 days have passed since this date.
  • 980,208,000 seconds have passed since the May 14th, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,143,576,000 times.
  • Since May 14th, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 505,787,328,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 163,368,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,297,888 steps. That's about 37,466 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,762,496 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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