What Happened on August 24, 1989

Historical Events

  • British brewery Bass buys Holiday Inn hotel chain

Sports History

Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling

1989 Highlights

About August 24, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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