Friday November 24, 1989
US date format: 11/24/1989, UK date format: 24/11/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 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 Keo Motsepe .
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 Daddy by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sweet Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 750cc Grand Prix or Budokan: The Martial Spirit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 24, 1989?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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- Elias Hrawi elected President of Lebanon
- Communist Party resigns in Czechoslovakia.
- Keo Motsepe: Dancer.
- Guus Weitzel: Dutch radio host, dies at 85.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 24, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 24If November 24, 1989 is your birthday you're 30 years, 9 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 2 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?