Thursday August 31, 1989
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Billy Joe Saunders and Bebe Rexha.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul.
In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits.
Speaking Parts, directed by Atom Egoyan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Karate Kid.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcus II: Silent Symphony or East vs. West: Berlin 1948.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 August 1989
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1989 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:31 August
- Aeromexico DC-9 collides over LA, 82 die (15 on the ground)
- Arbitrator T Roberts orders owners to pay $105 million for collusion
- In the aftermath of the Chadian–Libyan conflict of 1978-87, representatives of Libya and Chad agreed to let the International Court of Justice determine ownership of the Aouzou Strip, which had been occupied by Libya since 1973.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
- Warrant - Heaven
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence
- Jody Watley - Friends
Top #10 R&B songs
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing") - Teddy Riley Featuring Guy
- The Isley Brothers - Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
- Eric Gable - Remember (The First Time)
- Sharon Bryant - Let Go
- E.U. - Taste Of Your Love
- Eddie Murphy - Put Your Mouth On Me
- It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be - Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston
- I Do - Natalie Cole (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
Top #10 Latin songs
- Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
- La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
- Te Amo - Franco de Vita
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
- Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
- A donde vayas - Los Bukis
- Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
- Emmanuel - Quisiera
- Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
- Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?