What Happened on August 14, 1989

Historical Events

Event of Interest

President P. W. Botha of South Africa resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyle Turris, Canadian ice hockey player, born in New Westminster, Canada
  • Meyne Wyatt, Australian actor (Redfern Now), born in Kalgoorlie, Australia
  • Thorsten Margis, German bobsledder (4 x Olympic gold 2018, 22; 8 x World C'ship gold 2015-21), born in Bad Honnef, Germany
Born in 1989
1989 Highlights

About August 14, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Right Here Waiting - Richard Marx
  • UK #1 Song: Swing The Mood - Jive Bunny and The Mastermixers