Friday 13 January 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Doug Martin and Beau Mirchoff.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Prerogative by Bobby Brown.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, 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.
On TV people were watching Carrusel.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clash at Demonhead or Dogs of War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Doug Martin: Football Player.
- Beau Mirchoff: TV Actor.
- Bryan Arguez: American footballer.
- James Berrett: English-Irish footballer.
- Triinu Kivilaan: Estonian singer (Vanilla Ninja).
- Tim Matavž: Slovenian footballer
- Joe Spinell: Actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51.
- Friday the 13th virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain
- Computers across Britain hit by Friday the 13th virus
- Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence
- Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq.
- Jerry Parks, Oklahoma defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate.
- New York subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins one-year jail sentence.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
- Boys Club - I Remember Holding You
- Annie Lennox - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
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