#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Monday August 21, 1989

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hayden Panettiere and Aleix Vidal. 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. Erik the Viking, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chip's Challenge or Cobra Triangle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1989 or at August 21 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 21 August 1989 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 21 August 1989

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on your day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Erik the Viking

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

More info

Breaking In

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Casey Siemaszko, Sheila Kelley, Lorraine Toussaint

More info

Relentless

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Leo Rossi, Meg Foster

More info

Fortress of Amerikkka

Directed by: Eric Louzil

Starring: Gene LeBrock, Kellee Bradley, David Crane, William J. Kulzer

More info

Romero

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Raul Julia, Richard Jordan, Ana Alicia, Eddie Velez

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 21 August 1989

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

More info

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

More info

Tierparkgeschichten

More info

ABCD Nuls

Telekids

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 21 August 1989!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1989 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 21 August
Facts:
  • Voyager 2 begins a flyby of planet Neptune

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 21, 1989 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on August 21, 1989 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 21 August 1989

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 21 August 1989 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1989?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

It'S Always Something

By: Gilda Radner

To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

More info

The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

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

More info

The Temple Of My Familiar

By: Alice Walker

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

More info

While My Pretty One Sleeps

By: Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Emerald Dragon

Emerald Dragon

Platform: PC-8801 Mk. II SR, PC-9801 VM/UV, X68000, MSX2, FM Towns, PC Engine, Super Famicom

Genre: RPG, Adventure game

Publisher: Basho House (PC88, PC98) Glodia (X68000, MSX2, FM Towns) NEC Home Electronics (PC Engine) MediaWorks (SFC)

Dirt Fox

Dirt Fox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Chip's Challenge

Platform: Windows, MS-DOS, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Atari (Atari Lynx); U.S. Gold (Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum); Epyx (MS-DOS); Microsoft Home (Windows)

More info

Baby Boomer

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Light-gun game

Publisher: Color Dreams

More info

Cobra Triangle

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Nintendo

More info

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Fletch Lives

More info

Dream a Little Dream

More info

The Presidio

More info

Twins

More info

The Accused

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why August 21, 1989 is such a special date for you!