Saturday 9 December 1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Evans and Eric Bledsoe.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel.
In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits.
The Wizard, directed by Todd Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Daddy by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching True Blue.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darius II or Dragon Knight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1989 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Lindsey Evans: American glamor model.
- Eric Bledsoe: Basketball Player.
- Elle Evans: American model and actress.
- Les Miserables opens at Princess Theatre, Melbourne
- The East German Communist Party elects the reformist Gregor Gysi as party leader.
- President of Czechoslovakia Gustáv Husák swears in a new cabinet with a non-Communist and then immediately resigns as president.
- Tsakhiagiyn Elbegdorj announces the establishment of Mongolia's democratic movement, that peacefully changes the second oldest communist country into a democratic society.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- Paula Abdul - (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Richard Marx - Angelia
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- The B-52's - Love Shack
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
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