Monday December 18, 1989
US date format: 12/18/1989, UK date format: 18/12/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 18, 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 Ashley Benson and Marie Gayot.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason 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 Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Simpsons.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Money or Four Trax.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 18, 1989?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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- I Love Lucy Christmas episode, shown for 1st time in over 30 years
- The European Community and the Soviet Union sign an agreement on trade and commercial and economic cooperation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 18, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
- New Kids On The Block - This One's For The Children
- Bon Jovi - Living In Sin
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Kylie & Jason - Especially For You
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff)
- Erasure - Crackers International (EP)
- Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - Don't Know Much
- Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers - Let's Party
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me
- Inner City - Good Life
- Kaoma - Lambada
- Angry Anderson - Suddenly
Sport Games on December 18, 1989
- Philadelphia Eagles - New Orleans Saints : 20 - 30
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