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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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

Events

  • Trumbull Conn, is 1st US team since 1983 to win Little League WS

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Movies

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Erik the Viking

Erik the Viking

Directed by: Terry Jones

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

Breaking In

Breaking In

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

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

Relentless

Relentless

Directed by: William Lustig

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

Who Shot Patakango?

Who Shot Patakango?

Directed by: Robert Brooks

Starring: David Edwin Knight, Sandra Bullock, Kevin Otto, Aaron Ingram

Fortress of Amerikkka

Fortress of Amerikkka

Directed by: Eric Louzil

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

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TV Series

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Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

ABCD Nuls

ABCD Nuls

Telekids

Telekids

Days to next August 26

If August 26, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner

It'S Always Something

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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

Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby

Love And Marriage

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The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

The Andy Warhol Diaries by Pat Hackett

The Andy Warhol Diaries

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In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the bestselling classic is introduced to a new generation-with an added preface by Warhol's diarist and long-time friend, Pat Hackett, contemplating Warhol's lasting cultural impact.

Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone

Joshua And The Children

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The Story Continues... Joseph F. Girzone has woven another magical story, a modern-day parable, in Joshua and the Children, which gracefully continues the teachings and inspirations from his previous bestseller,

Blessings by Belva Plain

Blessings

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At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky's dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was skyrocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

All-Pro Basketball Zenbei! Pro Basketball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional basketball with arcade-like elements

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Double Dunk

Double Dunk

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Traditional basketball simulation

Publisher: Atari

Eye of Horus

Eye of Horus

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (MS-DOS), Commodore 64

Publisher: Logotron

Batman: The Video Game

Batman: The Video Game

Platform: NES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

Australian Rules Football

Australian Rules Football

Platform: C64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

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.


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