Monday 27 February 1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kelly Breeding and Hurricane Chris.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Say Julie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Hawk: Thexder - The Second Contact or Austerlitz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1989 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Kelly Breeding: American singer.
- Hurricane Chris: Rapper.
- Brittany Holmes: Movie Actress.
- Lloyd Rigby: English footballer.
- David Button: English footballer.
- Shota Shimizu: Japanese singer-songwriter
- Matt Lapinskas: English actor
- Stefano Langone: American singer
- Xiao Xun: Taiwanese singer and actress (Hey Girl)
- Venezuela is rocked by the Caracazo riots.
- The Berne Convention, an international treaty on copyrights, is ratified by the United States.
- A curfew is imposed in Kosovo, where protests continue over the alleged intimidation of the Serb minority.
- Louis Wade Sullivan and James D. Watkins start terms of office as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and U.S. Secretary of Energy respectively.
- The Politieke Partij Radicalen, Pacifistisch Socialistische Partij, Communistische Partij Nederland and the Evangelical People's Party amalgamate to form Netherlands political party GroenLinks (GL, GreenLeft).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- New Kids On The Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff) (Remix)
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Edie Brickell - What I Am
- Bobby Brown - Roni
- Ann Wilson and Robin Zander - Surrender To Me
- Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
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