24th of August, 1989

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 24th of August, 1989, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Pete Rose agrees to a lifetime ban from baseball following allegations of illegal gambling.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 29 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since the 24th of August, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1989.
  • Day 236 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of August, 1989 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of August, 1989, will be 29 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-24-1989 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1989-08-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19890824" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 619916400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th 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 24th 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.

  • 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of August, 1989:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.33 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 24th of August, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of August, 1989 was probably conceived around the 14th of November, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of August, 1989 is the 3rd of June, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 24th of August:

Television

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

  • Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
  • 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.

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 24th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 24th of August, 1989. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of August, 1989.

  • 10,899 days have passed since this date.
  • 941,673,600 seconds have passed since the 24th of August, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,098,619,200 times.
  • Since the 24th of August, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 485,903,577,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,945,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,983,930 steps. That's about 35,993 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,300,083 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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