Thursday August 03, 1989
US date format: 8/3/1989, UK date format: 3/8/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 3, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jules Bianchi and Jake Garland.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince.
In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits.
The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arbalester or The Dark Heart of Uukrul.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 03, 1989?
- St. Walthen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
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- Lawrence Delisle drives his 4 kids into river
- 5th jockey to win 6,000 races (Jorge Valesquez).
- Rickey Henderson sets American League mark of 50 steals in nine seasons.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 03, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II")
- Prince - Batdance (From "Batman")
- Kool Moe Dee - They Want Money
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
- The System - Midnight Special
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- David Peaston - Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
- Vesta - Congratulations
- LL Cool J - I'm That Type Of Guy
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?