What Happened on February 9, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games
  • Michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Gia Farrell, American singer
  • Wu Chia-ching, Taiwanese pool player

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

NBA power forward Charles Barkley (26) weds legal aide Maureen Blumhardt in Elkton, Maryland

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley

Famous Deaths

  • Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (b. 1928)