Wednesday July 26, 1989
US date format: 7/26/1989, UK date format: 26/7/1989
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 26, 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 Ivian Sarcos and Travis Garland.
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.
Parenthood, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dunk or All Dogs Go To Heaven.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 26, 1989?
- A federal grand jury indicts Cornell University student Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. for releasing a computer virus, making him the first person to be prosecuted under the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 26, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II")
- Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim - Friends
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Prince - Batdance (From "Batman")
- Kool Moe Dee - They Want Money
- LL Cool J - I'm That Type Of Guy
- Chuckii Booker - Turned Away
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
- The System - Midnight Special
Top #1 Latin songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 26If July 26, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 5 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?