Saturday 7 January 1989, Orthodox Christmas
It was Saturday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1989 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Emiliano Insua: Argentine footballer.
- TymetheInfamous : YouTube Star.
- Miles Addison: English footballer.
- Emiliano Insúa: Argentinian footballer.
- Hirohito : Japanese royalty, the first born son of Emperor Taisho and the crown prince in 1916 and declared the 124th Ruler of Japan on 12/25/1926 after a regency of five years, upon the death of his father, Emperor Taisho.
- Akhito becomes Emperor of Japan
- Cleveland Cavaliers block 21 New York Knicks' shots tying NBA regulation game record.
- International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Chicago - Look Away
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Kylie & Jason - Especially For You
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Erasure - Crackers International (EP)
- Krush - House Arrest
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Morris Minor & The Majors - Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime)
- Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Cher - I Found Someone
- Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
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