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..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 06, 1989?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Glory

Glory

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States of America

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone

Country: United States of America

The Wizard

The Wizard

Directed by: Todd Holland

Starring: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis, Vince Trankina

Country: United States of America

Blaze

Blaze

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

Music Box

Music Box

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Days to next December 06

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1989?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Head First by Norman Cousins

Head First

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"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

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A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

Caribbean by James A. Michener

Caribbean

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In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.

Tales From Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett

Tales From Margaritaville

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Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

Swan Lake by Mark Helprin

Swan Lake

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The two-time Caldecott medalist illustrates Mark Helprin's enchanting story of the characters in Tchaikovsky's famous ballet.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Grand Monster Slam

Grand Monster Slam

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC

Genre: Fantasy sports game

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Adventures of Lolo

Adventures of Lolo

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle-Action

Publisher: HAL America Nintendo (3DS and Wii U Virtual Console)

Ganbare Goemon 2

Ganbare Goemon 2

Platform: Famicom, i-revo

Genre: Action-Adventure

Publisher: Konami

3 in Three

3 in Three

Platform: Mac OS

Publisher: Cinemaware Inline Design

Cosmic Wars

Cosmic Wars

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Konami

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.


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