14th of August, 1989

The 14th of August, 1989, fell on a Monday. Day 226 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 14th of August, 1989:

  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 14th 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 "Parenthood" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 14th of August, 1989.

  • Late 1980s fashion.

    During this period, the mini skirt became extremely popular. Shoulder pads became increasingly smaller. Popular clothing included reversible inside-out coats, bright-colored shoes with thin heels, berets, lacy gloves, rugby sweatshirts, sweater dresses, jumpsuits, capri leggings, bike shorts and skirts worn with leggings. Colors included neon hues, plum, gold, and bright wines.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev.

    Mikhail Gorbachev was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1989 after overseeing the Soviet Union's first free elections.

  • 1989 in movies.

    Movies released in 1989 included Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Batman, Back to the Future Part II, Look Who's Talking, Dead Poets Society, Lethal Weapon 2, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Ghostbusters II, The Little Mermaid, Uncle Buck and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

  • 1989 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1989 included Def Leppard, Paula Abdul, Bon Jovi, Tone L?c, Debbie Gibson, Milli Vanilli, Rod Stewart, Roxette, The Bangles, Fine Young Cannibals, Madonna, Jody Watley, Donny Osmond, Bette Midler, Simply Red, Martika, Love and Rockets, Gloria Estefan, New Kids on the Block, Cher, Janet Jackson, Bad English, Billy Joel, Phil Collins and Soul II Soul.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 14th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 2 months and 1 days have passed since the 14th of August, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 14th of August, 1989, will be 30 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 619052400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 14th of August, 1989:

  • 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).
  • 9th of August, 1989: The Abyss (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 14th of August, 1989, 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 14th of August, 1989 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of August:

  • Independence Day (Pakistan)

Weather

Weather information for the 14th of August, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 72.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.17 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 14th of August, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 14th of August, 1989 was probably conceived around the 4th of November, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 14th of August, 1989 is the 24th of May, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

14th of August

Events that have occurred on the 14th of August:


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.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 14th of August, 1989.

  • 11,018 days have passed since this date.
  • 951,955,200 seconds have passed since the 14th of August, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,110,614,400 times.
  • Since the 14th of August, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 491,208,883,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 158,659,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,868,147 steps. That's about 36,386 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,423,462 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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