Tuesday 11 July 1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Henrie and Shareeka Epps.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red.
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 Dirt Fox or The Revenge of Shinobi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1989 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- David Henrie: American actor.
- Shareeka Epps: American actress.
- Liel Kolet: Israeli singer.
- Tobias Sana: Swedish footballer.
- Travis Waddell: Australian rugby player.
- Laurence Olivier: British actor, director and producer, considered by many to be the greatest actor of the twentieth century.
- 60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (Kansas City Royals)
- President Ronald Reagan sportscasts All Star Game
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now
- Madonna - Express Yourself
- Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing
- Martika - Toy Soldiers
- Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number
- Prince - Batdance
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- Expose - What You Don't Know
- The Doobie Brothers - The Doctor
- Love and Rockets - So Alive
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