Friday 17 November 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Iamsu and Nickatnyte .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English.
In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits.
Back to the Future Part II, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while My Turn by Nancy Reagan with William Novak was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sweet Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Risk: The World Conquest Game or Grand Monster Slam.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 November 1989
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1989 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:17 November
- Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year Kansas City Royals contract.
- Cold War: Velvet Revolution begins: In Czechoslovakia, a student demonstration in Prague is quelled by riot police. This sparks an uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government (it succeeds on December 29).
- Buena Vista releases the Walt Disney Pictures animated feature film The Little Mermaid to theaters. It cost over US$23 million to make.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bad English - When I See You Smile
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- The B-52's - Love Shack
- Paula Abdul - (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
- Roxette - Listen To Your Heart
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Richard Marx - Angelia
- New Kids On The Block - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)
- Alice Cooper - Poison
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jermaine Jackson - Don't Take It Personal
- Stephanie Mills - Home
- Jody Watley - Everything
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
- Chuckii Booker - (Don't U Know) I Love U
- Surface - You Are My Everything
- The S.O.S. Band - I'm Still Missing Your Love
- Somebody For Me - Heavy D & The Boyz
- Kashif - Personality
- Angela Winbush - It's The Real Thing
Top #10 Latin songs
- Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
- Fria como el viento - Luis Miguel
- Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
- Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
- Lucerito - Cuentame
- No Digas No - Ana Gabriel
- Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
- El Que Mas Te Ha Querido - Dyango
- Emmanuel - La Chica De Humo
- Franco de Vita - Luis
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?