It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Midnight by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Top #5 songs in the USA
Love In The Time Of Cholera
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. [...]
Anything For Billy
by Larry McMurtry
The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw. [...]
by James A. Michener
In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. [...]
All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten
by Robert Fulghum
Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. [...]