Wednesday 4 January 1989
It was Wednesday, 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 4 January 1989 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Jeff Gyasi: Nigerian footballer.
- Graham Rahal: American race car driver.
- Ashley Horne: Comedian.
- Kevin Pillar: Baseball Player.
- Labrinth : Music Producer.
- US F-14s shoot down 2 Libyan jet fighters over Mediterranean
- VP Bush is 1st since VP Van Buren to declare himself President
- US Vice President George Bush is first since Vice President Van Buren to declare himself President.
- Comet Tempel 1 at perihelion.
- Second Gulf of Sidra incident: a pair of Libyan MiG-23 ''Floggers'' are shot down by a pair of US Navy F-14 Tomcats during an air-to-air confrontation.
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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 ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?