What Happened on January 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 5th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • Police arrest writer Vaclav Havel in Prague
  • USSR announces plan for 2-yr manned mission to Mars

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Boileau, screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82
  • Romo Vincent, actor (Naked Jungle), dies
  • Trey Wilson, actor (Bull Durham, Twins, Raising Arizona), dies