What Happened on August 1, 1989

Historical Events

  • Australia beats England by 9 wickets in the 4th cricket Test at Old Trafford, taking an unassailable 3-0 series lead to regain the Ashes

Famous Deaths

  • John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52
1989 Highlights

About August 1, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Batdance (From "Batman") - Prince
  • UK #1 Song: Swing The Mood - Jive Bunny and The Mastermixers