What Happened on December 20, 1989

Historical Events

  • Premier Lubbers sees CDA-party leader Elco Brinkman as successor

Historic Event

US troops invade Panama & oust Manuel Noriega, but don't catch him

Famous Birthdays

  • Virgilio Falco, Italian politician

Famous Weddings

Richard Branson

Business magnate Richard Branson (39) weds Joan Templeman in British Virgin Islands

Famous Deaths

  • Audrey Christie, American actress (Splendor in the Grass, Fair Exchange), dies at 77
  • Kurt B√∂hme, German bass, dies at 81
1989 Highlights

About December 20, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Another Day In Paradise - Phil Collins
  • UK #1 Song: Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid II