What Happened on December 17, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Simpsons" created by Matt Groening, premieres on Fox TV as a full animated series with the episode, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"

Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson
Cartoonist Matt Groening
Cartoonist
Matt Groening
Actor Hank Azaria
Actor
Hank Azaria

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Simpsons" created by Matt Groening, premieres on Fox TV as a full animated series with the episode, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"

Actor Hank Azaria
Actor
Hank Azaria
Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson
Cartoonist Matt Groening
Cartoonist
Matt Groening
  • 78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2)
  • Brazil elects conservative Fernando Collor de Mello as president
  • Michael Bevan scores cricket century on 1st-class debut (114 SA v WA)
  • Patti Rizzo/Mike Hill win LPGA Mazda Golf Championship