Saturday February 11, 1989
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 11, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jazz Raycole and Eliza Gee Izquierdo.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, 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 Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Burning Force or Codename: ICEMAN.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 February 1989
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1989 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Jazz Raycole
- Eliza Gee Izquierdo
- Elisa Izquierdo: American victim of child abuse and murder.
- Alexander Büttner: Dutch footballer.
- Lovi Poe: Filipina singer and television actress.
- George O'Hanlon, American actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at age 71 (born 1912).
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary.
- Barbara Clementine Harris is consecrated as the first female bishop of the Episcopal Church in the USA.
- Union Carbide agrees to pay USD $470 million to the Indian government for damages it caused in the 1984 Bhopal Disaster.
- Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini encourages Muslims to kill ''The Satanic Verses'' author Salman Rushdie.
- The first of 24 Global Positioning System satellites is placed into orbit.
- Soviet war in Afghanistan: The Soviet Union announces that all of its troops have left Afghanistan.
- Following a campaign that saw over 1000 people killed in massive campaign-related violence, the United National Party wins the Sri Lankan parliamentary election.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- White Lion - When The Children Cry
- Tiffany - All This Time
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Samantha Fox - I Wanna Have Some Fun
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- Information Society - Walking Away
Top #10 R&B songs
- New Edition - Can You Stand The Rain
- This Time - Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
- Luther Vandross - She Won't Talk To Me
- Al Jarreau - So Good
- Wild Thing - Tone-Loc
- Vanessa Williams - Dreamin'
- Guy - Teddy's Jam
- Karyn White - Superwoman
- Aleese Simmons - I Want To Be Your Lover
- Z'Looke - Can U Read My Lips
Top #10 Latin songs
- Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
- HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
- Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
- Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
- UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
- TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
- Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
- Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
- TU ME HACES FALTA - Eddie Santiago
- NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
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