Friday August 04, 1989
US date format: 8/4/1989, UK date format: 4/8/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 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 Wang Hao (chess player) and Martha McCabe.
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 Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden or Dr. Plummet's House of Flux.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 04, 1989?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 04, 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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?