Sunday 13 August 1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx.
In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits.
Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1989 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Allison Speed: YouTube Star.
- Tomohawk1989 : YouTube Star.
- Greg Draper: New Zealand footballer.
- Justin Greene: American basketball player.
- Israel Jiménez: Mexican footballer.
- 2 hot-air balloon crash at Alice Springs Australia, 13 killed
- 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes Golf Club - Illinois
- US space shuttle STS-28 lands.
- P. W. Botha resigns as President of South Africa.
- The Sega Genesis is released in North America.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?
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