Wednesday December 06, 1989
US date format: 12/6/1989, UK date format: 6/12/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 6, 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 Warren Elgort and Andrew Trabass.
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 Adventures of Lolo or 3 in Three.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 06, 1989?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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- Frances Bavier, American actress (Aunt Bee - The Andy Griffith Show) dies at age 86 (born 1902).
- The Ecole Polytechnique Massacre (or Montreal Massacre): Marc Lepine, an anti-feminist gunman, murders 14 young women at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 06, 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 06If December 06, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 9 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 8 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 06, 1989?
On December 06, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is December 06, 1989?
On December 06, 1989 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 06, 1989?
On December 06, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 06, 1989?
On December 06, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 06, 1989?
On December 06, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 06, 1989?
On December 06, 1989 several famous people were born including, Warren Elgort, Andrew Trabass, Felix Schiller.
Which famous people died on December 06, 1989?
Famous people died on December 06, 1989 include, Frances Beauvier, John Paine, Sammy Fain.
What was the number one song in December 06, 1989?
The number one song in the week of December 06, 1989 was We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel in US and You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block in UK.
What were the top hits on December 06, 1989?
The top hits on December 06, 1989 were We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel, Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins, Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli in US and You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block, Don't Know Much by Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville, Let's Party by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers in UK.