Sunday 17 December 1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1989 ?
- Brazil elects conservative Fernando Collor de Mello President
- Patti Rizzo / Mike Hill wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
- 78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2).
- The first full length episode of The Simpsons TV show in the US, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", premieres on Fox-TV.
- Fernando Collor de Mello defeats Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, becoming the first democratically elected President in almost 30 years.
- Romanian Revolution: Protests continue in Timisoara with rioters breaking into the Romanian Communist Party's District Committee building and attempting to set it on fire.
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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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