Sunday July 16, 1989
US date format: 7/16/1989, UK date format: 16/7/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 16, 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 Gareth Bale and Kim Woo-bin.
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.
Khoj, directed by Keshu Ramsay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baribari Legend or Gekitotsu Shiku Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 16, 1989?
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 16, 1989?
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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
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
- Levert - Gotta Get The Money
- Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim - Friends
- The Jacksons - Nothin (That Compares 2 U)
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- James Ingram - It's Real
- LL Cool J - I'm That Type Of Guy
- 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 16If July 16, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 27 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?