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November 22nd, 1989

November 22nd, 1989, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 326 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.

30 years, 11 months and 5 days have passed since November 22nd, 1989.


On This Date

Events that occurred on November 22nd, 1989:

  • Back to the Future Part II (1989) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 22nd, 1989:

  • United States: Blame It On The Rain - Milli Vanilli
  • United Kingdom: You Got It - New Kids on the Block

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Harlem Nights" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 22nd, 1989 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. In America, it is the day before Thanksgiven Day and people are looking forward to tomorrow's dinner.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, You Got It by New Kids on the Block is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Harlem Nights 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dallas", "'Allo 'Allo!", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Family Matters". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Missile Command", "Altered Beast", "Super Mario Land" and "Golden Axe". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Full House", "Fireman Sam", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Doogie Howser, M.D.".

Popular toys include the likes of "Speak & Spell", "Sylvanian Families", "Micro Machines" and "Polly Pocket".


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 November 22nd, 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.

  • The Velvet Revolution

    Popular demonstrations are held against the one-party Communist regime in Czechoslovakia. These demonstrations eventually lead to the end of 41 years of one-party rule in Czechoslovakia.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 11 months and 5 days have passed since November 22nd, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 22nd, 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 627696000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 22nd, 1989:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 22nd, 1989, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 22nd, 1989 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

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

  • Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
  • 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.

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" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "Muppet Babies" - "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"


1989 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1989:

  • Polly Pocket
  • Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • Game Boy
  • 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 22nd of November:


Weather

Weather information for November 22nd, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 21.4 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.56 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 November 22nd, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 22nd, 1989 was probably conceived around the 12th of February, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 22nd, 1989 is the 1st of September, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • 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.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 22nd, 1989.

  • 11,297 days have passed since this date.
  • 976,060,800 seconds have passed since the November 22nd, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,138,737,600 times.
  • Since November 22nd, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 503,647,372,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 162,676,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,941,229 steps. That's about 37,307 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,712,730 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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