Tuesday 8 August 1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx.
In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits.
The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1989 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Hannah Miley: British swimmer.
- Ken Baumann: TV Actor.
- Anthony Rizzo: Baseball Player.
- Sesil Karatantcheva: Bulgarian-Kazakhstan tennis player.
- Aleksandra Szwed: Polish actress and singer.
- US space shuttle STS-28 launched
- Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission : Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission.
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