Friday 5 May 1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Brown and Agnes Knochenhauer.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna.
In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Orkney snork nie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Duke or Prince of Persia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1989 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Chris Brown: American recording artist, dancer, and actor.
- Agnes Knochenhauer: Swedish curler.
- Raai Laxmi: Indian actress.
- Larissa Wilson: English actress.
- Mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany, New York
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1989 ?
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