Thursday 16 November 1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeremey Chinshue and Sudan Williams.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English.
In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits.
Back to the Future Part II, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Dark Half by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Curse or Ganbare Goemon 2.
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1989 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Jeremey Chinshue: YouTube Star.
- Sudan Williams: Rapper.
- Brandon Gladney: YouTube Star.
- Iamsu : American rapper and producer (The HBK Gang).
- Jean-Claude Malepart: Quebec politician (Born 1938).
- Gypsy opens at St. James Theater NYC for 477 performances
- 6 Jesuit priests are killed by El Salvadorian troops
- South African President F.W. de Klerk announces the scrapping of the Separate Amenities Act.
- A death squad composed of El Salvadoran army troops kills six Jesuit priests and two others at Jose Simeon Canas University.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bad English - When I See You Smile
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- The B-52's - Love Shack
- Paula Abdul - (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
- Roxette - Listen To Your Heart
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Richard Marx - Angelia
- New Kids On The Block - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)
- Alice Cooper - Poison
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
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