Tuesday 24 October 1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eliza Taylor-Cotter and PewDiePie .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
Look Who's Talking, directed by Amy Heckerling, 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 Around the World in 80 Days.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-15 Strike Eagle II or Fast Break.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Eliza Taylor-Cotter: Australian actress.
- PewDiePie : YouTube Star.
- Shenae Grimes: Canadian actress.
- Eric Hosmer: Baseball Player.
- Eliza Taylor: Soap Opera Actress.
- Jerzy Kukuczka: Polish mountaineer, second person to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders (d. 1989).
- Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud
- After a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game three is played (World Series #86).
- Reverend Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
- Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
- Roxette - Listen To Your Heart
- New Kids On The Block - Cover Girl
- Aerosmith - Love In An Elevator
- Mötley Crüe - Dr. Feelgood
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- Young M.C. - Bust A Move
- Bad English - When I See You Smile
- Bobby Brown - Rock Wit'cha
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