What Happened on August 25, 1989

Historical Events

Voyager 2 Spacecraft

After 12-year, 4-billion-mile journey, Voyager 2 flies over cloudtops of Neptune & its moon Triton, sending back photographs of swamps

  • Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan's first female cabinet secretary

Famous Deaths

  • Gunnar Johnsen Berg, Swiss-Danish composer (Cosmogonie), dies at 80
  • Roman Palester, Polish composer (The Weichsel), dies at 81

About August 25, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 16 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