Sunday August 27, 1989

US date format: 8/27/1989, UK date format: 27/8/1989

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 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 Jessica Lea Mayfield and Jenna Ezarik. 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 Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Budokan: The Martial Spirit or The Astyanax.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo

Events

  • 100 march through Bensonhurst protesting racial killings
  • 89th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton
  • Betsy King wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
  • Tina Barrett wins LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open

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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

TV Series

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Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

ABCD Nuls

ABCD Nuls

Telekids

Telekids

Umang Tarang

Umang Tarang

Days to next August 27

If August 27, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 1 month, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 26 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?

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Sega Mega Drive, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: EA

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Famicom Jump: Hero Retsuden

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Bandai

Grand Monster Slam

Grand Monster Slam

Platform: Amiga Atari ST Commodore 64 PC

Genre: Fantasy sports game

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

The Astyanax

The Astyanax

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Jaleco

Bad News Baseball

Bad News Baseball

Platform: NES

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 27, 1989?

On August 27, 1989 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 27, 1989?

On August 27, 1989 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 27, 1989?

On August 27, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 27, 1989?

On August 27, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 27, 1989?

On August 27, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 27, 1989?

On August 27, 1989 several famous people were born including, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Jahan Yousaf, Jenna Ezarik.

What was the number one song in August 27, 1989?

The number one song in the week of August 27, 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 27, 1989?

The top hits on August 27, 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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