Saturday 16 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 Nya Lee and Vincent Cyr.
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.
Always, directed by Steven Spielberg, 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 Basketball Nightmare or Gates of Zendocon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1989 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Nya Lee: Reality Star.
- Vincent Cyr: YouTube Star.
- Mirei Kiritani: Japanese model actress and journalist.
- Oscar Alfredo Galvez: Argentine racing driver (Born 1913).
- Silvana Mangano: Italian actress who became a sultry star in 1949 with her role in "Bitter Rice.
- Lee Van Cleef: One of the great movie villains, Lee Van Cleef started out as an accountant.
- Aileen Pringle: Actress (Age of Consent, Convicted, Night Parade).
- Protests break out in Timisoara in response to an attempt by the government to evict dissident Hungarian pastor Laszlo Tokes.
- Walter LeRoy Moody begins his terrorist bombing streak when he sends Judge Robert Smith Vance a bomb in the mail, instantly killing him near his house in Birmingham, Alabama.
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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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