Tuesday 18 July 1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 July 1989 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- Sebastian Mielitz: German footballer.
- Yohan Mollo: French footballer.
- Jamie Benn: Hockey Player.
- Harry Ley: YouTube Star.
- Victoria Magrath: YouTube Star.
- 48 cm rainfall at Rockport, West Virginia (state record)
- Actress Rebecca Schaeffer is murdered by an obsessed fan, leading to stricter stalking laws in California.
- The National Assembly of the Republic of Poland elects Wojciech Jaruzelski to the new and powerful post of President of Poland.
- United Airlines Flight 232 (Douglas DC-10) crashes in Sioux City, Iowa, killing 112 184 on board survive.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Martika - Toy Soldiers
- Madonna - Express Yourself
- Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Prince - Batdance
- Love and Rockets - So Alive
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Expose - What You Don't Know
- Bon Jovi - Lay Your Hands On Me
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
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