What Happened on September 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"Baywatch" starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson debuts on NBC

  • Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
  • IRA bomb kills 10 Royal Marines bandsmen in Kent

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Irving Berlin [Israel Isidore Baline], American composer and lyricist considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history (God Bless America, White Xmas), dies at 101

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • Jan Teulings, Dutch actor/director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies