Sunday 23 July 1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. 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.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1989 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Daniel Radcliffe: Movie Actor.
- Ashley King: Reality Star.
- Katy B: English singer-songwriter.
- Eliška Bučková: Czech model Czech Miss 2008.
- Donald Young: American tennis player.
- Donald Barthelme: American short fiction writer and reporter (Born 1931).
- 118th British Golf Open: Mark Calcavecchia shoots a 275 at Royal Troon
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
- Winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith, Arkansas.
- FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC and CBS for first time (America's Most Wanted).
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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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