Sunday July 02, 1989
US date format: 7/2/1989, UK date format: 2/7/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 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 Alex Morgan and Dev (singer).
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 The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle/Roger Rabbit/Mickey Mouse or The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 02, 1989?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- 10th US Seniors Golf Open: Orville Moody
- 17th du Maurier Golf Classic: Tammie Green
- President of South Africa P. W. Botha meets the imprisoned Nelson Mandela face to face for the first time.
- The television show ''Seinfeld'' premieres.
- Franklin Schaffner: Japanese-American director and producer...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 02, 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 02If July 02, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 9 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?