Thursday August 24, 1989
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lianne La Havas and Mike Kuza.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx.
In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits.
Erik the Viking, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while King Of The Night by Laurence Leamer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Open House.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball or Casino Kid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 August 1989
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1989 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Lianne La Havas: Musician.
- Mike Kuza: Metal Singer.
- Rocío Igarzábal: Argentinian actress and singer (Teen Angels).
- British brewery Bass buys Holiday Inn hotel chain
- Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
- Voyager 2 flies past Neptune
- Colombian drug barons declare ''total war'' on the Colombian government.
- Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Great White - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence
- Jody Watley - Friends
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
Top #10 R&B songs
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
- The Isley Brothers - Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
- My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing") - Teddy Riley Featuring Guy
- It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be - Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston
- Eric Gable - Remember (The First Time)
- Jonathan Butler - Sarah, Sarah
- David Peaston - Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
- Sharon Bryant - Let Go
- E.U. - Taste Of Your Love
Top #10 Latin songs
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
- Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
- La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
- Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
- A donde vayas - Los Bukis
- Te Amo - Franco de Vita
- Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
- Emmanuel - Quisiera
- Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
- Extranandote - Rocio Durcal
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?