Friday August 25, 1989
US date format: 8/25/1989, UK date format: 25/8/1989
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 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 Amber Le Bon and Keegan Joyce.
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 Eye of Horus or The Duel: Test Drive II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 25, 1989?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- After 12-year, 4-billion-mile journey, Voyager 2 flies over cloudtops of Neptune and its moon Triton, sending back photographs of swamps
- Tadeusz Mazowiecki is chosen as the first non-communist Prime Minister in Central and Eastern Europe.
- Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan's first female cabinet secretary.
- Gunnar Johnsen Berg: Composer, dies at 80.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 25, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- Bobby Brown - On Our Own
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Great White - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence
- Jody Watley - Friends
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
- The Isley Brothers - Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
- Teddy Riley Featuring Guy - My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing")
- Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston - It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be
- Eric Gable - Remember (The First Time)
- Jonathan Butler - Sarah, Sarah
- David Peaston - Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
- Sharon Bryant - Let Go
- E.U. - Taste Of Your Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 25If August 25, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 24 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 25, 1989?
On August 25, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 25, 1989?
On August 25, 1989 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 25, 1989?
On August 25, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 25, 1989?
On August 25, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 25, 1989?
On August 25, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 25, 1989?
On August 25, 1989 several famous people were born including, Amber Le Bon, Keegan Joyce, Hiram Mier.
Which famous people died on August 25, 1989?
Famous people died on August 25, 1989 include, Gunnar Johnsen Berg.
What was the number one song in August 25, 1989?
The number one song in the week of August 25, 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 25, 1989?
The top hits on August 25, 1989 were Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx, Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul, Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block 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.