Saturday July 01, 1989
US date format: 7/1/1989, UK date format: 1/7/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Ricciardo and Hannah Murray.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Baby Don't Forget My Number by Milli Vanilli.
In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Lethal Weapon 2, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Ball Z or Risk: The World Conquest Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1989?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- Hugh Hefner (Playboy editor) weds playmate Kimberly Conrad
- Yanks beat Milwaukee Brewers 4-1, score is changed to 5-1 after game is over. Umpire rules Roberto Kelly scored before a double-play
- NFL owners vote unanimously to form the WLAF.
- William Ching: Actor (Moonlighter, Terror in Haunted...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Richard Marx - Satisfied
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Madonna - Express Yourself
- Donna Summer - This Time I Know It's For Real
- Cyndi Lauper - I Drove All Night
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- New Kids On The Block - I'll Be Loving You (Forever)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Peabo Bryson - Show & Tell
- Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler) - Keep On Movin'
- Diana Ross - Workin' Overtime
- Chuckii Booker - Turned Away
- Luther Vandross - For You To Love
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Levert - Gotta Get The Money
- Anita Baker - Lead Me Into Love
- Miles Jaye - Objective
- The Jacksons - Nothin (That Compares 2 U)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 8 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?