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July 14th, 1989.

July 14th, 1989, was a Friday. It was day 195 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.

31 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since July 14th, 1989.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: If You Don't Know Me By Now - Simply Red
  • United Kingdom: Back To Life - Soul II Soul

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Batman" was at the top of the box office on July 14th, 1989.

Take me back to July 14th, 1989!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 14th, 1989 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Back To Life by Soul II Soul is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Batman 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "Dallas", "ALF" and "The Wonder Years". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Maniac Mansion ", "SimCity" and "Super Mario Land".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Smurfs", "Danger Mouse" and "Adventures of the Little Koala". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Cabbage Patch Kids, Pound Puppies, Transformers and Popples.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on July 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.

  • 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.

  • 31 years, 9 months and 27 days have passed since July 14th, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 14th, 1989, will be 31 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1989 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 616374000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 14th, 1989.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 14th, 1989, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 14th, 1989 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Photos of late 1980s fashion.

Photographs of late 1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 1980s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
  • 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.
  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.

Kid's TV shows on July 14th, 1989.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1989.

  • Hey Dude
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1989.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • SimCity - A city-building game that was released for the Macintosh computer.
  • SimCity - City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
  • 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.

1989 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1989. Take a trip back to the days of Tina Turner, the Bangles, Guns N' Roses and Fine Young Cannibals.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 14th of July.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of July.

  • Bastille Day (France)

Weather on July 14th, 1989.

Historical weather information for July 14th, 1989.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 23.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.33 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on July 14th, 1989.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 14th, 1989.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 14th, 1989 was most likely conceived around the 4th of October, 1988.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 14th, 1989 is close to the 23rd of April, 1990.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 11,623 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,660 weeks have passed.
  • 1,004,227,200 seconds have passed since the July 14th, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,171,598,400 times.
  • Since July 14th, 1989, the earth has travelled approximately 518,181,235,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 167,371,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 86,363,539 steps. That's about 38,384 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,050,726 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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