Thursday November 09, 1989
US date format: 11/9/1989, UK date format: 9/11/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 9, 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 Baptiste Giabiconi and Daiki Kamikawa.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English.
In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits.
Willy the Sparrow, directed by József Gémes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sweet Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements or Colorful Dragon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 09, 1989?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
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- East Berlin opens its borders
- Cold War: Fall of the Berlin Wall. Communist-controlled East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall allowing its citizens to travel to West Germany. This key event led to the eventual reunification of East and West Germany.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 09, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bad English - When I See You Smile
- Roxette - Listen To Your Heart
- New Kids On The Block - Cover Girl
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- Paula Abdul - (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
- The B-52's - Love Shack
- Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
- Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
- New Kids On The Block - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)
- Bobby Brown - Rock Wit'cha
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Surface - You Are My Everything
- Jermaine Jackson - Don't Take It Personal
- Bobby Brown - Rock Wit'cha
- Stephanie Mills - Home
- Jody Watley - Everything
- Chuckii Booker - (Don't U Know) I Love U
- Cheryl Lynn - Everytime I Try To Say Goodbye
- The S.O.S. Band - I'm Still Missing Your Love
- Heavy D & The Boyz - Somebody For Me
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 09If November 09, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 10 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 18 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?