Friday August 11, 1989
US date format: 8/11/1989, UK date format: 11/8/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 11, 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 Rebekah Kim and Gui Gui.
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 Blessings by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conquests of Camelot or Arch Rivals.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 11, 1989?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
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- Nightmare on Elm Street 5: Dream Child premieres
- Geoff Marsh and Mark Taylor complete 329 opening stand vs. England
- Voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune
- John Meillon: Actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 11, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 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
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- Vesta - Congratulations
- The Isley Brothers - Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
- Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston - It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be
- Heavy D & The Boyz - We Got Our Own Thang
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 11If August 11, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 16 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?