Tuesday November 21, 1989
US date format: 11/21/1989, UK date format: 21/11/1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 21, 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 Fabian Delph and Justin Tucker.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli.
In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits.
Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Caribbean by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sweet Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle Zhagwhar or SaGa.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 21, 1989?
- Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Hello Day
- Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
- R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
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- Law banning smoking on most domestic flights signed by President Bush
- TV cameras permitted in British House of Commons
- Atari introduces the Lynx hand-held video game system. It features a 4.0 MHz 65C02 processor, 16-bit graphics processor, Six sound channels, 3.5-inch color LCD screen, 16 colors out of 4096 palette. Weight is under one pound. Price is US$150-200, with the Galifornia Games video game cartridge.
- The Members of the Constituent Assembly of Namibia begin to draft the Constitution of Namibia, which will be the constitution of the newly independent Namibia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 21, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain
- Bad English - When I See You Smile
- The B-52's - Love Shack
- Paula Abdul - (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Richard Marx - Angelia
- Alice Cooper - Poison
- Soul II Soul - Back To Life
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - Home
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
- Jermaine Jackson - Don't Take It Personal
- Chuckii Booker - (Don't U Know) I Love U
- Jody Watley - Everything
- Angela Winbush - It's The Real Thing
- Kashif - Personality
- Heavy D & The Boyz - Somebody For Me
- Alyson Williams - Just Call My Name
- Miki Howard - Ain't Nuthin' In The World
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