Monday July 17, 1989
US date format: 7/17/1989, UK date format: 17/7/1989
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Laura Caso and Gareth Bale.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika.
In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits.
Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aleste 2 or DJ Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1989?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- 1st Test flight of US stealth-bomber
- Paul McCartney releases This One
- Reds reliever Kent Tekulve retires after 1,070 appearances
- The Splash Mountain attraction opens in Critter Country at Disneyland, after five years of planning. The ride features 103 Audio-Animatronic characters, some from the former America Sings attraction. This is the longest flume chute ride in the world.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chuckii Booker - Turned Away
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler) - Keep On Movin'
- Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim - Friends
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II")
- Levert - Gotta Get The Money
- Prince - Batdance (From "Batman")
- LL Cool J - I'm That Type Of Guy
- Kool Moe Dee - They Want Money
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 17If July 17, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 16 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 17, 1989?
On July 17, 1989 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is July 17, 1989?
On July 17, 1989 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 17, 1989?
On July 17, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1989?
On July 17, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 17, 1989?
On July 17, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 17, 1989?
On July 17, 1989 several famous people were born including, Laura Caso, Gareth Bale.
What was the number one song in July 17, 1989?
The number one song in the week of July 17, 1989 was Toy Soldiers by Martika in US and Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul in UK.
What were the top hits on July 17, 1989?
The top hits on July 17, 1989 were Toy Soldiers by Martika, Express Yourself by Madonna, If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red in US and Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul, You'll Never Stop Me From Loving You by Sonia, London Nights by London Boys in UK.