What Happened on August 26, 1989

Historical Events

  • Trumbull, Conn, is 1st US team since 1983 to win Little League WS

Famous Birthdays

  • James Harden, American basketball guard (NBA MVP 2018; NBA All-Star 2013–19; Houston Rockets), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Henk Heidweiller, Suriname politician, dies (b. 1929)
  • Irving Stone, American writer (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life), dies at 86
1989 Highlights

About August 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 7 months and 3 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