Wednesday August 30, 1989

US date format: 8/30/1989, UK date format: 30/8/1989

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 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 Bebe Rexha and Amarillo (Texas). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover, directed by Peter Greenaway, 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 The Karate Kid. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle of the Winds or Caliber .50.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 1989?


Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

Events

  • Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner

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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard

Country: United States of America

Speaking Parts

Speaking Parts

Directed by: Atom Egoyan

Starring: Michael McManus, Arsinée Khanjian, Gabrielle Rose, Tony Nardi

In Country

In Country

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Emily Lloyd, Bruce Willis, Joan Allen, Kevin Anderson

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Directed by: John Avildsen

Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Eureeka's Castle

Eureeka's Castle

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

Days to next August 30

If August 30, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 3 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

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Win, Lose Or Die by John Gardner

Win, Lose Or Die

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The London Gazette announcement was brief: "€œBOND, JAMES, Commander RNVR, relieved of current duties at the Foreign Office. Promoted to the substantive rank of Captain and returned to active service forthwith."€

Great Plains by Ian Frazier

Great Plains

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National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

The Good Times by Russell Baker

The Good Times

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"Choice...superb...even more riveting than the author last, which won a Pulitzer...hilarious as well as heartbreaking...When you put this book down you will feel privileged to have gotten to know, intimately, a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Platform: MSX, NES, DOS, Amiga, Apple Macintosh, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy Simulation/Strategy RPG Turn-Based Tactics

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

Platform: Famicom/NES

Genre: Action

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Epic MegaGames

Caliber .50

Caliber .50

Platform: Arcade, Sega Genesis/Megadrive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Mentrix Software[1] (Genesis/Megadrive)

Day of the Viper

Day of the Viper

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Accolade

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 30, 1989?

On August 30, 1989 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 30, 1989?

On August 30, 1989 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 30, 1989?

On August 30, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 30, 1989?

On August 30, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 30, 1989?

On August 30, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 30, 1989?

On August 30, 1989 several famous people were born including, Bebe Rexha, Amarillo (Texas), Tunis (Tunisia).

Which famous people died on August 30, 1989?

Famous people died on August 30, 1989 include, Joe De Santis, Seymour Krim.

What was the number one song in August 30, 1989?

The number one song in the week of August 30, 1989 was Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul in US and Ride On Time by Black Box in UK.

What were the top hits on August 30, 1989?

The top hits on August 30, 1989 were Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul, Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx, Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block in US and Ride On Time by Black Box, Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers, Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx in UK.


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