Monday 16 January 1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yvonne Zima and Kiesa Ellestad.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins.
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 The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carrusel.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 750cc Grand Prix or Garfield: Winter's Tail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1989 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
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- (to January 18) Race riots occur in Overtown, Miami, Florida.
- USSR announces plan for two-year manned mission to Mars.
- Police arrest writer Vaclav Havel in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- White Lion - When The Children Cry
- Annie Lennox - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
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