Sunday 8 January 1989
It was Sunday, 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 Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clanc 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 8 January 1989 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Aaron Cruden: New Zealand rugby player.
- Kristján Einar: Icelandic race car driver.
- Barbora Silná: Czech-Austrian ice dancer.
- Kristjan Einar: Icelandic racing driver.
- 42nd Street closes at Winter Garden Theater in New York City, New York after 3,486 performances.
- Starlight Express closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 761 performances
- Boeing 737-400 crashes in England, 46 die
- Soviet Union promises to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons.
- Beginning of Japanese Heisei era.
- The Kegworth air disaster. British Midland flight 92 crashes into the M1 motorway killing 47 people out of 127 on board.
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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
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