Saturday 26 August 1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Harden and JC Charles.
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 Great Plains by Ian Frazier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Open House.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle or Ballistix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 August 1989
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1989 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- James Harden: Basketball Player.
- Amber Le Bon: Model.
- JC Charles: Guitarist.
- Joey Diggs: Pop Singer.
- Héloïse Guérin: French model.
- Lil' Chris: English singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2015).
- Trumbull Conn, is 1st US team since 1983 to win Little League WS
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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
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