Wednesday 17 May 1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul.
In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books.
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Rain Raadik: Estonian basketball player.
- Tessa Virtue: Canadian ice dancer.
- Jeniffer Kim: YouTube Star.
- Honey Rose: Movie Actress.
- Ross Butler: TV Actor.
- Robert Webber: Actor (Nuts, Assassin, 10), dies at 74.
- Longest Cab Ride Ever: 14,000 miles cost $16,000!
- Nelson Mandela receives a BA from University of South Africa
- Napoli wins 18th UEFA Cup in Stuttgart, Germany.
- More than 1 million Chinese protestors march through Beijing demanding greater democracy.
- 1989 Ürümqi unrest: Uyghur and Hui Muslim protesters rioted in front of the government building in Ürümqi.
- Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: Zhao Ziyang meets the demonstrators in Tiananmen Square.
- Ciriaco de Mita resigns as Prime Minister of Italy.
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