Wednesday May 24, 1989
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 24, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include G-Eazy and Argiris Karras.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul.
In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tierparkgeschichten.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colorful Dragon or Final Lap Twin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1989 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- G-Eazy : Rapper.
- Argiris Karras
- Yannick Bolasie: Soccer Player.
- Mellie Stanley: Reality Star.
- Tara Correa-McMullen: American actress, killed when suspected gang members opened fire outside an apartment complex in Inglewood, California on 21 October 2005.
- Sam Kessel: Swedish actor.
- Adel Taarabt: Moroccan footballer.
- Andrew Jordan: English race car driver.
- Emil Conrad: YouTube Star.
- Herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants]: Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at age 72.
- Indiana Jones & Last Crusade premieres
- French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice
- Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack
- New York Yankees' pitcher Lee Gutterman sets record of pitching 30-2/3 innings before giving up his first run of the season.
- AC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona, Spain.
- Sonia Sutcliffe, wife of the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe, is awarded ?600,000 in damages (later reduced to ?60,000 on appeal) after winning a libel action against Private Eye.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl
- Jody Watley - Real Love
- Michael Damian - Rock On
- Donny Osmond - Soldier Of Love
- Guns N' Roses - Patience
- Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
- New Kids On The Block - I'll Be Loving You (Forever)
- Bobby Brown - Every Little Step
- Bon Jovi - I'll Be There For You
- Lita Ford - Close My Eyes Forever
Top #10 R&B songs
- Atlantic Starr - My First Love
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- De La Soul - Me Myself And I
- Grady Harrell - Sticks And Stones
- Heaven Help Me - Deon Estus With George Michael
- Al B. Sure! - If I'm Not Your Lover
- Slick Rick - Children's Story
- Mr. D.J. - Joyce "Fenderella" Irby
- The O'Jays - Have You Had Your Love Today
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Little Jackie Wants To Be A Star
Top #10 Latin songs
- La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
- Como Tu - Jose Jose
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
- AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
- Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
- MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
- Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
- Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
- El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - AMAME
- Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
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