Monday February 06, 1989
US date format: 2/6/1989, UK date format: 6/2/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Jonny Flynn and Sophie Bennett.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gates of Zendocon or Blue Lightning.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 06, 1989?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
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- Lech Walesa begins negotiating with the Polish government.
- The Round Table Talks start in Poland, thus marking the beginning of overthrow of communism in Eastern Europe.
- The government of the People's Republic of Poland holds formal talks with representatives of Solidarity movement for the first time since 1981.
- The People's National Party, led by Michael Manley, wins the Jamaican general election.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 06, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- White Lion - When The Children Cry
- Tiffany - All This Time
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Samantha Fox - I Wanna Have Some Fun
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- Information Society - Walking Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 06If February 06, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 7 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 February 06, 1989?
On February 06, 1989 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is February 06, 1989?
On February 06, 1989 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 06, 1989?
On February 06, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 06, 1989?
On February 06, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 06, 1989?
On February 06, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 06, 1989?
On February 06, 1989 several famous people were born including, Jonny Flynn, Sophie Bennett, Gemma Forsyth.
Which famous people died on February 06, 1989?
Famous people died on February 06, 1989 include, Andre Cayatte, Barbara W Tuchman, Osbourne 'King Tubby' Ruddock.
What was the number one song in February 06, 1989?
The number one song in the week of February 06, 1989 was Straight Up by Paula Abdul in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney in UK.
What were the top hits on February 06, 1989?
The top hits on February 06, 1989 were Straight Up by Paula Abdul, When I'm With You by Sheriff, Wild Thing by Tone Loc in US and Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney, Belfast Child by Simple Minds, The Living Years by Mike & The Mechanics in UK.