Sunday 6 August 1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sara Khan and Kyle Lindsey.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince.
In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits.
The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Interceptor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Spirit: The New Legend or Friday the 13th.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1989 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
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- Oh! Calcutta! closes at Edison Theater NYC after 5959 performances
- Beth Daniel wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
- Jaime Paz Zamora inaugurated as President of Bolivia
- Pilot Union tells pilots okay to cross Eastern picket lines
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