Sunday 17 September 1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Missy Lynn and Jess Bowen.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
My Left Foot, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Through the Dragon's Eye.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Face Off! or Prince of Persia.
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1989 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Missy Lynn: YouTube Star.
- Jess Bowen: Drummer.
- Lindsie Chrisley: Reality Star.
- Kate Deines: American soccer player.
- Jay Stewart: Annoucer on Lets Make a Deal, commits suicide.
- 41st Emmy Awards: LA Law, Cheers, Dana Delany and Candice Bergen win
- Beth Daniel wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
- Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
- Hurricane Hugo begins four day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You
- Warrant - Heaven
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time
- Skid Row - 18 And Life
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
- Madonna - Cherish
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