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.
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 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.
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 24th of August, 1989. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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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!
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