Thursday August 10, 1989
US date format: 8/10/1989, UK date format: 10/8/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 10, 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 Brenton Thwaites and Kevin Rolland.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx.
In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits.
Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventures of Lolo or Hellfire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1989?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 1989?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- Prince - Batdance (From "Batman")
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
- David Peaston - Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II")
- Kool Moe Dee - They Want Money
Top #5 Latin songs
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
- Luis Miguel - La Incondicional
- Franco de Vita - Te Amo
- Los Bukis - A donde vayas
- Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez - Aunque mal paguen ellas
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 10, 1989?
On August 10, 1989 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is August 10, 1989?
On August 10, 1989 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 10, 1989?
On August 10, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1989?
On August 10, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 10, 1989?
On August 10, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 10, 1989?
On August 10, 1989 several famous people were born including, Brenton Thwaites, Kevin Rolland, Sammi Maria.
What was the number one song in August 10, 1989?
The number one song in the week of August 10, 1989 was Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx in US and Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers in UK.
What were the top hits on August 10, 1989?
The top hits on August 10, 1989 were Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx, On Our Own by Bobby Brown, Batdance by Prince in US and Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Wouldn't Change A Thing by Kylie Minogue, French Kiss by Lil' Louis in UK.