Friday 22 December 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jordin Sparks and Jharal Yow Yeh.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block 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 A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sweet Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon Sword or 3 in Three.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 December 1989
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Which were the important events of 22 December 1989 ?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Jordin Sparks: American singer and American Idol winner.
- Logan Huffman: American actor.
- Jharal Yow Yeh: professional rugby league player.
- Beautyklove : YouTube Star.
- Jharal Yeh: Australian rugby player.
- Samuel Beckett: Irish author of prose, fiction and avant-garde plays, who established the contemporary theater of the absurd with his surrealistic "Waiting for Godot.
- After 23 years of dictatorial rule, Romania ousts Nicolea Ceausescu
- Chad adopts its constitution.
- After a week of bloody demonstrations, Ion Iliescu takes over as president of Romania, ending Nicolae Ceausescu's Communist dictatorship.
- Berlin's Brandenburg Gate re-opens after nearly 30 years, effectively ending the division of East and West Germany.
- US cold wave: -42 degrees F in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, -47 degrees F in Hardin, Montana and -60 degrees F in Black Hills, South Dakota.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1989 ?
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 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - All Of My Love
- Babyface - Tender Lover
- Miki Howard - Ain't Nuthin' In The World
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- By All Means - Let's Get It On
- Angela Winbush - It's The Real Thing
- Sharon Bryant - Foolish Heart
- Patti LaBelle - Yo Mister
- I'll Be Good To You - Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Silky Soul
Top #10 Latin songs
- Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
- Emmanuel - La Chica De Humo
- Isabel Pantoja - Se Me Enamora El Alma
- Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
- La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
- El Que Mas Te Ha Querido - Dyango
- Fuiste Un Trozo De Hielo En La Escarcha - Chayanne
- No Digas No - Ana Gabriel
- Demasiado Tarde - Marisela
- Frente A Frente - Los Yonic's
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff)
- Crackers International (EP) - Erasure
- Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - Don't Know Much
- Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers - Let's Party
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Inner City - Good Life
- Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me
- Angry Anderson - Suddenly
- Kaoma - Lambada
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