Friday 29 December 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kei Nishikori and Jane Levy.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
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 The Dark Half by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stolen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: The Adventure or Eye of Horus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1989 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:29 December
- Vaclav Havel becomes President of Czechoslovakia
- Riots break-out after Hong Kong decides to forcibly repatriate Vietnamese refugees.
- Wayne Gretzky and Martina Navratilova are named athletes of the decade by the Associated Press.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
- New Kids On The Block - This One's For The Children
- Bon Jovi - Living In Sin
Top #10 songs in the UK
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff)
- Kylie & Jason - Especially For You
- Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - Don't Know Much
- Erasure - Crackers International (EP)
- Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers - Let's Party
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me
- Inner City - Good Life
- Kaoma - Lambada
- Angry Anderson - Suddenly
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