Thursday 6 April 1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Katie Griffiths and Renārs Rode.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Look by Roxette.
In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits.
Cyborg, directed by Albert Pyun, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tugs.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or SimCity.
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Which were the important events of 6 April 1989 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Katie Griffiths: English actress.
- Renārs Rode: Latvian footballer.
- Rigard van Klooster: Dutch cyclist and speed skater.
- Orel Hershiser ends his record 59 consecutive scoreless streak
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