Monday August 14, 1989
US date format: 8/14/1989, UK date format: 14/8/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 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 Ander Herrera and Melanie Murphy.
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.
Romero, directed by John Duigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing At The Carnival or All Girl Wrestling: Ultimate Angels.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 14, 1989?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
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- President Pieter W Botha of South Africa, resigns
- The Sega Genesis is released in North America.
- Ricky Berry: American basketball player (Born 1964).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 14, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- David Peaston - Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
- Prince - Batdance (From "Batman")
- 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
- Teddy Riley Featuring Guy - My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing")
- Eric Gable - Remember (The First Time)
- Jonathan Butler - Sarah, Sarah
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?