Tuesday December 05, 1989
US date format: 12/5/1989, UK date format: 5/12/1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 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 Yuri (South Korean singer) and Gregory Tyree Boyce.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel.
In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits.
Glory, directed by Edward Zwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Head First by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sweet Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathtrack or Axel's Magic Hammer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 05, 1989?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- France TGV train reaches world record speed of 482.4 kph.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 05, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- Paula Abdul - (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Richard Marx - Angelia
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- The B-52's - Love Shack
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
- Angela Winbush - It's The Real Thing
- Miki Howard - Ain't Nuthin' In The World
- Randy Crawford - Knockin' On Heaven's Door
- The Gap Band - All Of My Love
- Babyface - Tender Lover
- Alyson Williams - Just Call My Name
- Patti LaBelle - Yo Mister
- Sharon Bryant - Foolish Heart
- Foster/Mcelroy - Dr. Soul
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 05If December 05, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 9 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 10 days.
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?