Tuesday 15 August 1989
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 15, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Jonas and Belinda Peregrín Schüll.
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.
Romero, directed by John Duigan, 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 Final Lap Twin or Gigandes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 15 August 1989
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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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
- Joe Jonas: American singer/songwriter.
- Belinda Peregrín Schüll
- Carlos Pena Jr: American actor and singer (Big Time Rush).
- Arequipa (Peru)
- Courtney Hope
- Carlos Pena: TV Actor.
- Belinda Peregrín: Spanish-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress.
- Joseph Vincent: Pop Singer.
- Belinda Peregrin: World Music Singer.
- Ryan McGowan: Australian footballer.
- Kristina Karjalainen: Estonian-Finnish model Miss Estonia 2013.
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- David Peaston - Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
- Batdance (From "Batman") - Prince
- Vesta - Congratulations
- The Isley Brothers - Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
- It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be - Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston
- My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing") - Teddy Riley Featuring Guy
- Eric Gable - Remember (The First Time)
- Jonathan Butler - Sarah, Sarah
Top #10 Latin songs
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
- La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
- A donde vayas - Los Bukis
- Te Amo - Franco de Vita
- Aunque mal paguen ellas - Roberto Carlos/Vicente Fernandez
- Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
- Gloria Estefan - Si voy a perderte
- Emmanuel - Quisiera
- Y Voy Hacer Feliz - Marisela
- Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?