Monday 25 December 1989, Christmas
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Adrian von Ziegler and Loco (rapper).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
Always, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Prince of Persia or Baseball Stars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 25 December 1989 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Adrian von Ziegler: Swiss composer and producer.
- Loco (rapper)
- Michael Green: American soccer player.
- Shahzaib Hasan: Pakistani cricketer.
- Keri Wong: American tennis player.
- Billy Martin: American baseball player and manager, famous for his gutsy all-out baseball playing style and barroom fighting brawls.
- Nicolea Ceausescu: Dictator of Romania, executed.
- Ton Regtien: Dutch student leader, dies at age 51.
- Barrel Regtien: student leader, dies.
- Elena Ceausescu: Romanian politician(executed in revolution) (Born 1916).
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 songs in the UK
- Kylie & Jason - Especially For You
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff)
- Erasure - Crackers International (EP)
- Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - Don't Know Much
- Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers - Let's Party
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me
- Inner City - Good Life
- Angry Anderson - Suddenly
- Kaoma - Lambada
Search For Your Ancestors
Sport Games on 25 December 1989
- Cincinnati Bengals - Minnesota Vikings : 21 - 29
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?