Tuesday February 07, 1989
US date format: 2/7/1989, UK date format: 7/2/1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 7, 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 LaToya Forever and Ashley Bush.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul.
In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits.
The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bandit Kings of Ancient China or Hellfire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 07, 1989?
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- Independence Day in Grenada (1974).
- Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan (2005).
- Saints Paul Miki and his 25 companians (d. Nagasaki, 1597)
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- The Los Angeles, California, City Council bans the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons.
- 40th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 9-5 at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 07, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Straight Up
- Sheriff - When I'm With You
- Tone Loc - Wild Thing
- Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
- White Lion - When The Children Cry
- Tiffany - All This Time
- Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me
- Samantha Fox - I Wanna Have Some Fun
- Rick Astley - She Wants To Dance With Me
- Information Society - Walking Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 07If February 07, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 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?