Tuesday July 04, 1989, US Independence Day
US date format: 7/4/1989, UK date format: 4/7/1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Alyssa Miller and Yoon Doo-joon.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Good Thing by Fine Young Cannibals.
In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Cruising Bar, directed by Robert Ménard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Duke or Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 04, 1989?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- 14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide
- Unmanned Russian Mig-23 crashes in Bellegem-Kooigem, Belgium (1 dies)
- Jack Haig: British actor (Born 1913).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 04, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
- Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Madonna - Express Yourself
- Martika - Toy Soldiers
- Cyndi Lauper - I Drove All Night
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- Richard Marx - Satisfied
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Expose - What You Don't Know
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler) - Keep On Movin'
- Chuckii Booker - Turned Away
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- The Jacksons - Nothin (That Compares 2 U)
- Levert - Gotta Get The Money
- Peabo Bryson - Show & Tell
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Miles Jaye - Objective
- James Ingram - It's Real
- Vanessa Williams - Darlin' I
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 04If July 04, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 13 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?