What Happened on December 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • New Zealand is the first country to set a formal inflation target (0-2%) for how much prices should rise each year. Similar targets are subsequently adopted by most developed countries.
  • VP Quayle sends out 30,000 Xmas cards with word beacon spelled beakon

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Explorer Edmund Hillary (70) weds June Mulgrew

Mountaineer and Explorer Edmund Hillary
Mountaineer and Explorer
Edmund Hillary

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Cikker, Slovak composer, dies at 78