Sunday July 23, 1989
US date format: 7/23/1989, UK date format: 23/7/1989
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 23, 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 Daniel Radcliffe and Ashley King.
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 Famicom Tantei Club Part II: Ushiro ni Tatsu Shōjo or Arbalester.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 23, 1989?
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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- 118th British Golf Open: Mark Calcavecchia shoots a 275 at Royal Troon
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
- Winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith, Arkansas.
- FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC and CBS for first time (America's Most Wanted).
- Donald Barthelme: American short fiction writer and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 23, 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 23If July 23, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 2 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 28 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?