Thursday 6 July 1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
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.
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.
On TV people were watching Mornin' Sarge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockout or Gates of Zendocon.
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1989 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
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- Janos Kadar: Hungarian politician (Born 1912).
- Despite retiring May 29, Mike Schmidt elected to start All Star game
- US marshals and FCC seize pirate radio station WHOT in Brooklyn
- After nine years, WHOT (Brooklyn pirate radio station) is busted by the US Federal Communications Commission.
- The Israeli 405 Bus slaughter in which 14 bus passengers are killed when an Arab assaulted the bus driver as the bus is driving by the edge of a cliff.
- The Tel Aviv Jerusalem bus 405 suicide attack, the first Palestinian suicide attack on Israel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1989 ?
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
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