Saturday 14 January 1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sextuplets and Frankie Sandford.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Prerogative by Bobby Brown.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carrusel.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge or Finest Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 January 1989 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Sextuplets: Paris, France -- (to a 29-year-old woman).
- Frankie Sandford: English singer (The Saturdays).
- Frankie Bridge: English singer-songwriter and dancer (S Club 8 and The Saturdays).
- Adam Clayton: English footballer.
- Mattia Marchi: Italian footballer.
- Liu Xiaodong: Chinese footballer
- Romance / Romance closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 297 performances
- 29 year old French woman gives birth to sextuplets in Paris
- Former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
- Def Leppard - Armageddon It
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
- Boys Club - I Remember Holding You
- Annie Lennox - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
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