Monday 2 January 1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison.
In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits.
Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1989 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- James Byrne: English-born Scottish professional golfer who represented Great Britain and Ireland in the 2011 Walker Cup matches.
- Maksims Bogdanovs: Latvian motorcycle racer.
- Şeref Osmanoğlu: Ukrainian-Turkish triple jumper.
- UCLA wins a record 7th consecutive bowl game.
- Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship.
- Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa takes office as the third President of Sri Lanka
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Chicago - Look Away
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Krush - House Arrest
- Morris Minor & The Majors - Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime)
- Cher - I Found Someone
- Kylie & Jason - Especially For You
- Erasure - Crackers International (EP)
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?