9th of August, 1989

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 9th of August, 1989, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: The Abyss (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 29 years, 3 months and 6 days have passed since the 9th of August, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1989.
  • Day 221 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 9th of August, 1989 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 9th of August, 1989, will be 29 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-09-1989 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1989-08-09. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19890809" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 618620400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of August, 1989:

  • United States: Right Here Waiting - Richard Marx
  • United Kingdom: Swing The Mood - Jive Bunny & Mastermixers

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Turner & Hooch" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Weather

Weather information for the 9th of August, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 9th of August, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 9th of August, 1989 was probably conceived around the 30th of October, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 9th of August, 1989 is the 19th of May, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 18th of July, 1989: Actress Rebecca Schaeffer is gunned down by a stalker outside of her home in California.
  • 28th of July, 1989: Release date of the movie Turner & Hooch (1989).
  • 14th of August, 1989: The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive is released.
  • 16th of August, 1989: Uncle Buck (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • 16th of August, 1989: A solar flare from the Sun creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips, leading to a halt of all trading on Toronto's stock market.
  • 20th of August, 1989: Infamous murder case: Lyle and Erik Menendez shoot their wealthy parents to death.
  • 22nd of August, 1989: Black Panthers co-founder Huey Newton is shot and killed in Los Angeles, California.
  • 24th of August, 1989: Pete Rose agrees to a lifetime ban from baseball following allegations of illegal gambling.
  • 8th of September, 1989: Kickboxer (1989), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, is released in movie theaters.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 9th of August:

  • 9th of August, 1969: The Manson Family murder Sharon Tate, Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski and Jay Sebring.
  • 9th of August, 1971: Internment: British government forces arrest hundreds of Irish nationalists and detain them without trial.
  • 9th of August, 1974: The Watergate scandal forces Richard Nixon to resign as President of the United States.
  • 9th of August, 1974: Vice President Gerald Ford becomes the 38th President of the United States.
  • 9th of August, 1999: WWF: Chris Jericho makes his debut.
  • 9th of August, 2008: Comedian Bernie Mac dies from pneumonia, which was brought on by a condition called sarcoidosis.
  • 9th of August, 1985: Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) is released in movie theaters.
  • 9th of August, 2010: The song "Love the Way You Lie" is released by Eminem and Rihanna.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
  • Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
  • Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
  • The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean?Luc Picard.
  • Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
  • 21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
  • Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • SimCity - A city-building game that was released for the Macintosh computer.
  • Mega Man 2 - Second installment in the Mega Man series. Released on the NES.
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 - Platform video game that was published on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of August:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of August, 1989.

  • 10,688 days have passed since this date.
  • 923,446,800 seconds have passed since the 9th of August, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,077,354,600 times.
  • Since the 9th of August, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 476,498,548,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,907,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,416,425 steps. That's about 35,296 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,081,362 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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