Saturday 1 July 1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Ricciardo and Mitch Hewer.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Baby Don't Forget My Number by Milli Vanilli.
In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits.
Lethal Weapon 2, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mornin' Sarge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf! or Don Doko Don.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 July 1989 ?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Daniel Ricciardo: Australian racing driver.
- Mitch Hewer: English actor.
- Leah McFall: Reality Star.
- Hannah Murray: English actress.
- Kent Bazemore: American basketball player.
- William Ching: Actor (Moonlighter, Terror in Haunted House).
- Hugh Hefner (Playboy editor) weds playmate Kimberly Conrad
- Yanks beat Milwaukee Brewers 4-1, score is changed to 5-1 after game is over. Umpire rules Roberto Kelly scored before a double-play
- NFL owners vote unanimously to form the WLAF.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Richard Marx - Satisfied
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Madonna - Express Yourself
- Donna Summer - This Time I Know It's For Real
- Cyndi Lauper - I Drove All Night
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- New Kids On The Block - I'll Be Loving You (Forever)
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