What Happened on December 20, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Premier Lubbers sees CDA-party leader Elco Brinkman as successor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US troops invade Panama & oust Manuel Noriega, but don't catch him

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega

Famous Birthdays

  • Virgilio Falco, Italian politician

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Business magnate Richard Branson (39) weds Joan Templeman in British Virgin Islands

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson

Famous Deaths

  • Audrey Christie, actress (Splendor in the Grass), dies at 77