Sunday August 6, 1989
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wenxia Yu and Daniella Wang.
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 While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digital Champ: Battle Boxing or Aleste 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 August 1989
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1989 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Spencer Matthews: Reality Star.
- Oh! Calcutta! closes at Edison Theater NYC after 5959 performances
- Beth Daniel wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
- Jaime Paz Zamora inaugurated as President of Bolivia
- Pilot Union tells pilots okay to cross Eastern picket lines
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II") - Bobby Brown
- Batdance (From "Batman") - Prince
- 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
Top #10 Latin songs
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
- La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
- Te Amo - Franco de Vita
- A donde vayas - Los Bukis
- Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
- Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
- Emmanuel - Quisiera
- Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
- Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
- Orgullosa nena - Pablo Ruiz
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?