September 19th, 1989, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 262 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.
30 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since September 19th, 1989.
On This Date
Events that occurred on September 19th, 1989:
170 passengers and crew are killed when a bomb detonates on UTA Flight 772.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 19th, 1989:
United States: Girl I'm Gonna Miss You - Milli Vanilli
United Kingdom: Ride On Time - Black Box
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Sea of Love" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is September 19th, 1989 and it's a Tuesday. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. In America, the song Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Ride On Time by Black Box is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Sea of Love is at the top of the Box Office. 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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Smurfs", "Married... with Children", "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Seinfeld". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tetris", "Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar", "Gain Ground" and "Mega Man 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Real Ghostbusters" and "Adventures of the Little Koala".
Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Speak & Spell", "Transformers" and "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive".
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 September 19th, 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 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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
30 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since September 19th, 1989.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 1989.
Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on September 19th, 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 622162800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around September 19th, 1989:
August 20th, 1989: Infamous murder case: Lyle and Erik Menendez shoot their wealthy parents to death.
August 22nd, 1989: Black Panthers co-founder Huey Newton is shot and killed in Los Angeles, California.
August 24th, 1989: Pete Rose agrees to a lifetime ban from baseball following allegations of illegal gambling.
September 6th, 1989: "This Note's for You" by Neil Young wins Video of the Year at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards.
September 8th, 1989: Kickboxer (1989), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, is released in movie theaters.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 19th, 1989, will have the star sign Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
Native American Zodiac: September 19th, 1989 falls under the Bear.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
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.
1989 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1989.
"Doogie Howser, M.D." - "Saved by the Bell" - "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"
1989 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1989:
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
My Little Pony (figures)
Big wheel (tricycle)
Cabbage Patch Kids
Speak & Spell
Water Ring Toss
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 19th of September:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on September 19th, 1989.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on September 19th, 1989 was probably conceived around the 10th of December, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 19th, 1989 is the 29th of June, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
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.
Gain Ground - Action-strategy arcade game.
Altered Beast - Beat 'em up arcade game.
- 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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 19th, 1989.
11,248 days have passed since this date.
971,827,200 seconds have passed since the September 19th, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,133,798,400 times.
Since September 19th, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 501,462,835,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 161,971,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,577,139 steps. That's about 37,145 miles!
Since this date, 11,661,926 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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