Wednesday 5 July 1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Presley Tucker and Sean O'Pry.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Good Thing by Fine Young Cannibals.
In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits.
When Harry Met Sally..., directed by Rob Reiner, 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 Avalon: The Legend Lives or Blast Off.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1989 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Presley Tucker: American noted family; the daughter of Tanya Tucker, a Country and Western singing star.
- Sean O'Pry: American male supermodel.
- Dashawn Omarr: Rapper.
- Malcolm Smith: Football Player.
- Georgios Efrem: Cypriot footballer.
- Alona Fomina: Ukrainian tennis player
- Dwight King: Canadian ice hockey player
- Joseph King: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Canvas and Deadbeat Darling)
- Sjinkie Knegt: Dutch speed skater
- Dejan Lovren: Croatian footballer
- Charlie Austin: English footballer
- Ernesto Halffter: Spanish composer and conductor (d. 1989).
- Rod Stewart hits his head while on stage and knocks himself out
- South-African President Pieter Botha visits ANC leader Nelson Mandela
- Toronto Blue Jays are 10 games back in AL, and go on to win AL East
- Iran-Contra Affair: Oliver North is sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gerhard A. Gesell to a three-year suspended prison term, two years probation, $150,000 in fines and 1,200 hours community service.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
- Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Madonna - Express Yourself
- Martika - Toy Soldiers
- Cyndi Lauper - I Drove All Night
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- Richard Marx - Satisfied
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Expose - What You Don't Know
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