Friday July 28, 1989
US date format: 7/28/1989, UK date format: 28/7/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 28, 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 Acevedo Baby and Adrien Broner.
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 Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bumpy or Drakkhen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 28, 1989?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
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- Braves Dale Murphy, hits 2 3-run HRs in an inning, 14th man to hit 2 HRs in an inning. Also ties record of 6 RBIs in an inning
- In the Iranian presidential election, electors overwhelming elect Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as President of Iran and endorse changes to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran increasing the powers of the president.
- In Lebanon, Hezbollah announces that it has hanged United States Marines U.S. Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins in retaliation for Israel's July 28 kidnapping of Hezbollah leader Abdel Karim Obeid. The same day, the United Nations Security Council passed United Nations Security Council Resolution 638 condemning the taking of hostages by both sides in the conflict.
- Nintendo releases the Game Boy portable video game system in North America.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 28, 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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