Friday 21 July 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Milyn Jensen and Chelsie Hightower.
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.
On TV people were watching Interceptor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Break In or DuckTales.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1989 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Milyn Jensen: Reality Star.
- Chelsie Hightower: American professional dancer (Dancing with the Stars, former So You Think You Can Dance contestant).
- Rory Culkin: American actor.
- Marco Fabian: Soccer Player.
- Juno Temple: English actress.
- Marco Fabián: Mexican footballer
- Chris Gunter: Welsh footballer
- Kirill Nesterov: Russian footballer
- Jamie Waylett: English actor
- Eastern Airlines submits a reorganization plan to creditors
- Greg LeMond (US) wins Tour de France in fastest time.
- Mike Tyson TKOs Carl "the Truth" Williams in 1:33 of first round.
- The beginning of a total blockade of Armenia and NKAO by Azerbaijan.
- Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party loses control of the House of Councillors, the LDP's worst electoral showing in 34 years, leading to Prime Minister Uno announcing he will resign to take responsibility for the result.
- Giulio Andreotti takes office as Prime Minister of Italy.
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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