Friday 17 February 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jenn Aguirre and Rebecca Adlington.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while A Twist In The Tale by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Say Julie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse or The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1989 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Jenn Aguirre: YouTube Star.
- Rebecca Adlington: English swimmer.
- Chord Overstreet: American actor.
- Ina Demireva: Bulgarian ice dancer.
- Lefty Gomez: New York Yankees pitching great, dies at age 80.
- 6-week study of Arctic atmosphere shows no ozone hole
- Former baseball player / manager Leo Durocher injured in a car crash
- Orel Hershiser, Dodger pitcher signs record US$7.9 million, three-year contract.
- Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya form common market.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Information Society - Walking Away
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
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