Saturday 16 September 1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Braden Holtby and Bailey De Young.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
My Left Foot, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Through the Dragon's Eye.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Austerlitz or Future Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1989 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Braden Holtby: Hockey Player.
- Bailey De Young: TV Actress.
- José Rondón: Venezuelan footballer.
- Dustin Tokarski: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Debbye Turner (Mont), 23, crowned 63rd Miss America 1990
- Singer Natalie Cole marries record producer Andre Fisher
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You
- Warrant - Heaven
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time
- Skid Row - 18 And Life
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
- Madonna - Cherish
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