Thursday July 06, 1989
US date format: 7/6/1989, UK date format: 6/7/1989
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 6, 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 Paula Guilló .
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 Gates of Zendocon or Codename: ICEMAN.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 06, 1989?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
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- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 06, 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 06If July 06, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 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?