Wednesday November 22, 1989
US date format: 11/22/1989, UK date format: 22/11/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 22, 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 Alden Ehrenreich and Candice Glover.
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 The Dark Heart of Uukrul or Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 22, 1989?
- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
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- Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
- US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit
- Kirby Pucket signs record US$3 million per year (for three years) Minnesota Twins' contract.
- The Mirage hotel and casino opens in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the opening night, Elmer Sherwin wins US$4.6 million on a Megabucks spin. About 200,000 people attend the opening.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 22, 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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