Saturday August 26, 1989
US date format: 8/26/1989, UK date format: 26/8/1989
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 James Harden and Joey Diggs.
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 Double Dunk or Australian Rules Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1989?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Trumbull Conn, is 1st US team since 1983 to win Little League WS
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 26, 1989?
On August 26, 1989 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is August 26, 1989?
On August 26, 1989 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 26, 1989?
On August 26, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 1989?
On August 26, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 26, 1989?
On August 26, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 26, 1989?
On August 26, 1989 several famous people were born including, James Harden, JC Charles, Joey Diggs.
Which famous people died on August 26, 1989?
Famous people died on August 26, 1989 include, Irving Stone, Henk Heidweiller.
What was the number one song in August 26, 1989?
The number one song in the week of August 26, 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 26, 1989?
The top hits on August 26, 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.