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..
Which were the important events of August 30, 1989?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 1989?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted
- Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You
- The Jeff Healey Band - Angel Eyes
- Warrant - Heaven
- Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous
- Surface - Shower Me With Your Love
- Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence
- Jody Watley - Friends
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Babyface - It's No Crime
- Teddy Riley Featuring Guy - My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing")
- The Isley Brothers - Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
- Eric Gable - Remember (The First Time)
- Sharon Bryant - Let Go
- E.U. - Taste Of Your Love
- Eddie Murphy - Put Your Mouth On Me
- Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston - It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be
- Natalie Cole (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - I Do
- Stephanie Mills - Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
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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.