Friday June 16, 1989
US date format: 6/16/1989, UK date format: 16/6/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Briella Calafiore and Elena Glebova.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I'll Be Loving You (Forever) by New Kids On The Block.
In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits.
Batman, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Circus Caper or Destiny of an Emperor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 16, 1989?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Ghostbusters II premieres
- Funeral for Imre Nagg, leader of Hungarian uprising in 1956
- Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)
- Imre Nagy, the former Hungarian Prime Minister, is reburied in Budapest.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 16, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- New Kids On The Block - I'll Be Loving You (Forever)
- Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
- Bobby Brown - Every Little Step
- Richard Marx - Satisfied
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Lita Ford - Close My Eyes Forever
- Donna Summer - This Time I Know It's For Real
- Waterfront - Cry
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The O'Jays - Have You Had Your Love Today
- Joyce "Fenderella" Irby - Mr. D.J.
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Little Jackie Wants To Be A Star
- De La Soul - Me Myself And I
- Luther Vandross - For You To Love
- Tony Toni Tone - For The Love Of You
- Peabo Bryson - Show & Tell
- BeBe & CeCe Winans - Lost Without You
- Anita Baker - Lead Me Into Love
- Kiara - Every Little Time
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 16If June 16, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 3 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 24 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?