Wednesday August 09, 1989

US date format: 8/9/1989, UK date format: 9/8/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 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 Jason Heyward and Samuel Koisser. 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 The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digital Champ: Battle Boxing or F-1 Pilot.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
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Movies

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Uncle Buck

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States of America

Let It Ride

Let It Ride

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen, Jennifer Tilly

Blood Red

Blood Red

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Eric Roberts, Giancarlo Giannini, Dennis Hopper, Burt Young

The Abyss

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States of America

Skinheads

Skinheads

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: Chuck Connors, Barbara Bain, Jason Culp, Brian Brophy

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TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Tieta

Tieta

An Invitation to Remember

An Invitation to Remember

FM

FM

Days to next August 09

If August 09, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

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Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

Capital Crimes by Lawrence Sanders

Capital Crimes

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A story of crime in the highest of places, the White House, as a crazy faith-healer infiltrates the government and threatens the western world as we know it.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

The Temple Of My Familiar by Alice Walker

The Temple Of My Familiar

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First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

Red Phoenix by Larry Bond

Red Phoenix

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In the aftermath of a series of student riots in Seoul, the U.S. Congress rushes a bill into law calling for the complete withdrawal of American troops from South Korea.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Digital Champ: Battle Boxing

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Bumpy

Bumpy

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

F-1 Pilot

F-1 Pilot

Platform: PC Engine

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

Dragon Wars

Dragon Wars

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, C64, Nintendo Family Computer, Tandy and DOS, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

Baby Boomer

Baby Boomer

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Light-gun game

Publisher: Color Dreams

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 09, 1989?

On August 09, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 09, 1989?

On August 09, 1989 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 09, 1989?

On August 09, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1989?

On August 09, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 09, 1989?

On August 09, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 09, 1989?

On August 09, 1989 several famous people were born including, Jason Heyward, Jimmy Hill, Samuel Koisser.

What was the number one song in August 09, 1989?

The number one song in the week of August 09, 1989 was Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx in US and Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers in UK.

What were the top hits on August 09, 1989?

The top hits on August 09, 1989 were Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx, On Our Own by Bobby Brown, Batdance by Prince in US and Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Wouldn't Change A Thing by Kylie Minogue, French Kiss by Lil' Louis in UK.


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