Monday 11 December 1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rob Pannell and Murugan Thiruchelvam.
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 The Simpsons.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghouls 'n Ghosts or X-Men: Madness in Murderworld.
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1989 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
Famous Birthdays:11 December
- Louise Dahl-Wolfe: American photographer (Born 1895).
- City of Angels opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 878 performances
- Mark Davis signs record US$3.25 million per year Kansas City Royals contract.
- Catalina V�squez Villalpando begins term as 39th Treasurer of the US.
- The International Trans-Antarctica Expedition, a group of six explorers from six nations, reaches the South Pole.
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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
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Bon Jovi - Living In Sin
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
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