Wednesday March 29, 1989
US date format: 3/29/1989, UK date format: 29/3/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 29, 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 Grace Neutral and CJ Cool.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Eternal Flame by Bangles.
In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits.
Major League, directed by David S. Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Cat'S Eye by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Round the Twist.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Escape From The Planet Of The Robot Monsters or Bruce Lee Lives.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 29, 1989?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
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- 61st Academy Awards - Rainman, Dustin Hoffman and Jodie Foster win
- 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: Cocktail wins.
- First US private commercial rocket takes suborbital test flight (New Mexico).
- Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering.
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- Bernard Blier: French character actor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 29, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Eternal Flame
- Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True
- Roxette - The Look
- Rod Stewart - My Heart Can't Tell You No
- Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
- Was (Not Was) - Walk The Dinosaur
- R.E.M. - Stand
- Vanessa Williams - Dreamin'
- Debbie Gibson - Lost In Your Eyes
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Boys - Lucky Charm
- James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle - All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap")
- Today - Girl I Got My Eyes On You
- Jonathan Butler - More Than Friends
- Ashford & Simpson - I'll Be There For You
- Freddie Jackson - You And I Got A Thang
- Surface - Closer Than Friends
- Bobby Brown - Every Little Step
- Donna Allen - Joy And Pain
- Karyn White - Love Saw It
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