Saturday December 16, 1989
US date format: 12/16/1989, UK date format: 16/12/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 16, 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 Nya Lee and Vincent Cyr.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel.
In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits.
Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Jimmy Stewart And His Poems by Jimmy Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Simpsons.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eye of Horus or Avalon: The Legend Lives.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1989?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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- Walter LeRoy Moody begins his terrorist bombing streak when he sends Judge Robert Smith Vance a bomb in the mail, instantly killing him near his house in Birmingham, Alabama.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Bon Jovi - Living In Sin
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Miki Howard - Ain't Nuthin' In The World
- Angela Winbush - It's The Real Thing
- Babyface - Tender Lover
- The Gap Band - All Of My Love
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
- Patti LaBelle - Yo Mister
- By All Means - Let's Get It On
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Sharon Bryant - Foolish Heart
- Randy Crawford - Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Sport Games on December 16, 1989
- Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 0 - 15
- Denver Broncos - Phoenix Cardinals : 37 - 0
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 16, 1989?
On December 16, 1989 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 16, 1989?
On December 16, 1989 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 16, 1989?
On December 16, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 1989?
On December 16, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 16, 1989?
On December 16, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 16, 1989?
On December 16, 1989 several famous people were born including, Nya Lee, Vincent Cyr, Mirei Kiritani.
Which famous people died on December 16, 1989?
Famous people died on December 16, 1989 include, Silvana Mangano, Lee Van Cleef, Oscar Alfredo Galvez.
What was the number one song in December 16, 1989?
The number one song in the week of December 16, 1989 was We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel in US and You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block in UK.
What were the top hits on December 16, 1989?
The top hits on December 16, 1989 were We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel, Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins, Don't Know Much by Linda Ronstadt in US and You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block, Don't Know Much by Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville, Let's Party by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers in UK.