Thursday 2 March 1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alemao and Jean-Frédéric Chapuis.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Say Julie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball or Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1989 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Alemao: Brazilian footballer.
- Jean-Frédéric Chapuis: French freestyle skier, he won the gold medal (ski cross) at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the silver and bronze medalists were also French competitors.
- Nathalie Emmanuel: TV Actress.
- Alemão : Brazilian footballer.
- Toby Alderweireld: Belgian footballer.
- André Santos: Portuguese footballer
- Marcel Hirscher: Austrian skier
- Shane Vereen: American college football player
- 12 European nations agree to ban chlorofluorocarbon production by 2000
- Exxon Houston runs aground in Hawaii, spills 117,000 gallons of oil.
- New York Mets' Darryl Strawberry swings at teammate Keith Hernandez.
- Twelve European Community nations agree to ban the production of all chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) by the end of the century.
- Jammu Siltavuori abducts and murders two 8-year-old girls in the Myllypuro suburb of Helsinki, Finland.
- Portugal wins the FIFA U-20 World Cup, defeating Nigeria on the final by 2–0 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
- Time, Inc. and Warner Communications announce plans for a merger, forming Time Warner.
- The Purley Station rail crash in London leaves 5 dead and 94 injured.
- The first ACT (Australian Capital Territory) elections are held.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Bobby Brown - Roni
- Ann Wilson and Robin Zander - Surrender To Me
- Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
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