What Happened on August 30, 1989

Famous Birthdays

  • Bebe Rexha, American singer-songwriter (Meant To Be), born in New York City

Famous Weddings

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Schiff, American owner and publisher (NY Post), dies at 86
  • Joe Collins, American baseball first baseman (World Series 1949–53, 56; New York Yankees), dies at 66
  • Joe De Santis, American actor, dies at 80
  • Seymour Krim, American journalist, essayist, and literary critic (b. 1922)
1989 Highlights

About August 30, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cold Hearted - Paula Abdul
  • UK #1 Song: Swing The Mood - Jive Bunny and The Mastermixers