Monday 13 March 1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peaches Geldof and Pierre Niney.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson.
In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits.
Leviathan, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Say Julie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball or Ghost Lion.
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Which were the important events of 13 March 1989 ?
- Peaches Geldof: English journalist, television presenter, model and fashion icon; the second daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates.
- Pierre Niney: French stage and film actor, member of the Comédie-Française.
- Harry Melling: British actor.
- Yemi Alade: Pop Singer.
- Joshua Allen: Dancer.
- Lizzie Velasquez: Non-Fiction Author
- Holger Badstuber: German footballer
- Marko Marin: German footballer
- Tom Westley: English cricketer
- 27th shuttle, Discovery 8, launched, 1st woman to do the countdown
- FDA orders recall of all Chilean fruit in US
- US space shuttle STS-29 launched
- A geomagnetic storm causes the collapse of the Hydro-Quebec power grid. Six million people are left without power for nine hours. Some areas in the northeastern U.S. and in Sweden also lose power, and auroras are seen as far south as Texas.
- US Food and Drug Administration orders recall of all Chilean fruit in US.
- Gun control: U.S. President George H. W. Bush bans the importation of certain guns deemed assault weapons into the United States.
- Christian General Michel Aoun declares a 'War of Liberation' to rid Lebanon of Syrian forces and their allies.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Bobby Brown - Roni
- Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True
- Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
- Bangles - Eternal Flame
- Rod Stewart - My Heart Can't Tell You No
- Roxette - The Look
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Breathe - Don't Tell Me Lies
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