Thursday 24 August 1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Kuza and Rocío Igarzábal.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx.
In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits.
Little Monsters, directed by Richard Alan Greenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arch Rivals or Boxxle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1989 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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- British brewery Bass buys Holiday Inn hotel chain
- Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
- Voyager 2 flies past Neptune
- Colombian drug barons declare ''total war'' on the Colombian government.
- Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Great White - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence
- Jody Watley - Friends
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
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