Historical Events on February 22nd, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Spanish commercial on network TV (Pepsi-Cola-CBS Grammy Award)
  • 31st Grammy Awards: Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman
  • Finish ministry of Public health installs sex vacation to thwart stress
  • NY Lotto pays $26.9 million to one winner (#s are 1-5-12-19-44-50)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

UK physicist Stephen Hawking calls Star Wars a "deliberate fraud"

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking
  • US authors demonstrate against Iranian death threats against Salman Rushdee, author of "The Satanic Verses"