Friday September 08, 1989
US date format: 9/8/1989, UK date format: 8/9/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Avicii and Esmeralda Pimentel.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
A Dry White Season, directed by Euzhan Palcy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Karate Kid.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China or Blood Money.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 08, 1989?
- George Brett gets his 2,500th hit
- Mausoleum of Beatrice of Brabant (1288) discovered in Kortrijk Belgium
- Norwegian Convair 580 crashes at Jutland in sea (55 murder)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 08, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- Warrant - Heaven
- Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
- Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time
- Skid Row - 18 And Life
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Teddy Riley Featuring Guy - My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing")
- Eric Gable - Remember (The First Time)
- The Isley Brothers - Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
- Sharon Bryant - Let Go
- E.U. - Taste Of Your Love
- Eddie Murphy - Put Your Mouth On Me
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- Natalie Cole (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - I Do
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Can't Get Over You
- Patti LaBelle - If You Asked Me To (From "Licence To Kill")
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 08If September 08, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 13 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in September 1989?
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?