16th of August, 1989
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 16th of August, 1989, fell on a Wednesday.
On this exact date:
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. On this exact date:
Uncle Buck (1989) is released in cinemas. Decade: 1980s.
29 years, 6 months and 9 days have passed since the 16th of August, 1989.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of
Day 228 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 16th 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 16th of August, 1989, will be 29 years of age.
American Format: 08-16-1989 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1989-08-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19890816" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 619225200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th 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. Weather
Weather information for the 16th of August, 1989:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 67.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 16.51cm.
London, England: Temperature: 19 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 16th of August, 1989. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 16th of August, 1989 was probably conceived around the
6th of November, 1988. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of August, 1989 is the
26th 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).
9th of August, 1989: The Abyss (1989) is released in cinemas.
14th of August, 1989: The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive is released.
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 16th of August:
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 16th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of August, 1989.
10,782 days have passed since this date.
931,568,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of August, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,086,829,800 times.
Since the 16th of August, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 480,689,294,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 155,261,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,114,882 steps. That's about 35,607 miles!
Since this date, 11,178,821 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quarta-feira. Random Dates
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