What Happened on April 24, 1989

Historical Events

  • 10s of thousands of student strikes in Beijing, China
  • Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day"

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Binder, Austrian soccer striker and manager (19 caps Austria, 9 caps Germany; Rapid Vienna), dies at 77
1989 Highlights

About April 24, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Like A Prayer - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Eternal Flame - Bangles