What Happened on April 30, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Critics Siskel & Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show
  • Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic

BeatificationBeatification

Pope John Paul II beatifies Victoire Rasoamanarivo of Madagascar

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

World Wide Web (WWW) is first launched in the public domain by CERN scientist Tim Berners-Lee

Computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee
Computer scientist
Tim Berners-Lee

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) weds nanny Marsha Garces at a private ceremony in Lake Tahoe, California

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 60
  • Yi, Bang-ja, Crown Princess of Korea (b. 1901)