Saturday November 18, 1989
US date format: 11/18/1989, UK date format: 18/11/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Danielle Aykroyd and KPopp .
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 Head First by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sweet Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Shark or Australian Rules Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 18, 1989?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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- Penn is 1st to restrict abortions after Supreme Court gave states the right to do so
- Henry de Vries: Painter / Poet (Toovertuin).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 1989?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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
- Heavy D & The Boyz - Somebody For Me
- Kashif - Personality
- Angela Winbush - It's The Real Thing
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 18If November 18, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 10 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 27 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?