Sunday 16 April 1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shay Johnson .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals.
In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits.
Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, 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 The Jim Henson Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Axel's Magic Hammer or Crack Down.
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- 1st Seniors Golf Tradition: Don Bies wins
- Pat Bradley wins LPGA AI Star / Centinela Hospital Golf Classic
- Costa Rica beats US 1-0, in third round of 1990 world soccer cup.
- Zeleka Metaferia wins third World Cup marathon (2:10:28).
- Berendrechtsluis opens in Antwerp, biggest flood lock in world.
- The Dilbert comic strip is syndicated for the first time.
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