Thursday 16 February 1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Danielle Haim and Bry .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Midnight by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Say Julie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Don Doko Don or Garfield: Winter's Tail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 February 1989 ?
- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
Famous Birthdays:16 February
- Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage
- Orel Hershiser, Dodger pitcher signs $7.9M-3 year contract
- Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, and North Yemen form common market.
- Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox pitcher signs record US$7.5 million, three-year contract.
- William Hayden becomes governor-General of Australia.
- Pan Am flight 103: Investigators announce that the cause of the crash was a bomb hidden inside a radio-cassette player.
- Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) formed.
- South African police raid the home of Winnie Mandela and arrest four of her bodyguards.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Information Society - Walking Away
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
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