Friday 24 February 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Trace Cyrus and Daniel Kaluuya.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Fortune by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Forever Green.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or Gazza's Superstar Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 February 1989
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1989 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Trace Cyrus: American musician.
- Daniel Kaluuya: Actor.
- Kosta Koufos: American-Greek basketball player.
- US Boeing 747 loses parts of roof over Pacific, 9 die
- 150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found.
- Harold E Ballard sells Canadian Football League team Hamilton Tiger-Cats to David Braley.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- United Airlines Flight 811, a Boeing 747 bound to New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight, sucking nine passengers and crew out of the first class section.
- Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers a USD $3 million bounty for the death of The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Information Society - Walking Away
Top #10 Latin songs
- HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
- Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
- Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
- Tu Pirata Soy Yo - Chayanne
- UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
- Aprendere - Ednita Nazario
- QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
- MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
- Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
- ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
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?