Historical Events on January 2, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Superwoman" single released by Karyn White (Billboard Song of the Year 1989)
  • 18th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Notre Dame beats #3 West Virginia, 34-21
  • 55th Orange Bowl: #2 Miami (FL) beats #6 Nebraska, 23-3
  • 55th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #7 Auburn, 13-7
  • 75th Rose Bowl: #11 Michigan beats #5 Southern California, 22-14
  • Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship
  • UCLA wins a record 7th consecutive bowl game