Wednesday 12 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 Phoebe Tonkin and Xian Lim.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red.
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 Interceptor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genesis LPMud or Dragon Ball Z.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1989 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Phoebe Tonkin: Australian actress and model.
- Xian Lim: World Music Singer.
- Nick Palmieri: American ice hockey player.
- New York Yankees' pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA).
- In the Republic of Ireland, the Taoiseach Charles Haughey returns to power after Fianna Fáil forms a coalition with the Progressive Democrats.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Madonna - Express Yourself
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Martika - Toy Soldiers
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
- Prince - Batdance
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- Expose - What You Don't Know
- The Doobie Brothers - The Doctor
- Love and Rockets - So Alive
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