Tuesday 15 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.
Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, 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 15 August 1989 ?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Carlos Pena Jr: American actor and singer (Big Time Rush).
- Carlos Pena: TV Actor.
- Joe Jonas: American singer/songwriter.
- Joseph Vincent: Pop Singer.
- Belinda Peregrin: World Music Singer.
- Ryan McGowan: Australian footballer
- Kristina Karjalainen: Estonian-Finnish model Miss Estonia 2013
- Belinda Peregrín: Spanish-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress
- Cancer sufferer / SF Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky breaks arm on mound
- Frederik de Klerk becomes President of South Africa
- Giorgio Lamberti swims world record 200m free style (1:46.69)
- In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines
- US Venus probe Magellan launched from Space shuttle
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