Wednesday 29 March 1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 29, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
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 The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Round the Twist.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Spirit: The New Legend or Arbalester.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 March 1989
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Which were the important events of 29 March 1989 ?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Grace Neutral
- CJ Cool: YouTube Star.
- Arnold Peralta: Honduran footballer (d. 2015).
- James Tomkins: English footballer.
- Bernard Blier: French character actor.
- 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
- 1st US private commercial rocket makes suborbital test flight (NM)
- 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.
- The 61st Academy Awards are held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, with ''Rain Man'' winning Best Picture.
- Margaret Thatcher's new local government tax, the Poll tax, is introduced in Scotland.
- In Namibia, fighting erupts between SWAPO guerillas and the South West African Police, on the day that a cease-fire was supposed to end the South African Border War according to United Nations Security Council Resolution 435. By April 6, nearly 300 people had been killed.
- A failed coup attempt against President of Haiti Prosper Avril leads to a standoff between mutinous troops and the government which ended on April 10 with the government regaining control of the country.
- In Brussels, Belgium, NATO celebrates its 40th anniversary.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1989 ?
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 #10 R&B songs
- The Boys - Lucky Charm
- All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap") - James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle
- 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
Top #10 Latin songs
- Como Tu - Jose Jose
- Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
- HOMBRES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE CELOS - Yuri
- MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
- QUE ESPERABAS DE MI - Rocio Durcal
- Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer - Luis Miguel
- ES EL AMOR QUE LLEGA - Ana Gabriel
- UN TIEMPO PARA NOSOTROS - Braulio
- Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
- Gipsy Kings - BAMBOLEO
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