Sunday October 08, 1989
US date format: 10/8/1989, UK date format: 8/10/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 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 Armand Traore and Mahmut Temür.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
Crimes and Misdemeanors, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Blackadder Goes Forth.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager or Final Lap Twin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1989?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler) - Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)
- Sybil - Don't Make Me Over
- Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
- Regina Belle - Baby Come To Me
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Can't Get Over You
- Eddie Murphy - Put Your Mouth On Me
- Christopher Williams - Talk To Myself
- After 7 - Heat Of The Moment
- Peabo Bryson - All My Love
- Terry Tate - Babies Having Babies
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 08If October 08, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 11 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 13 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?