On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Alexander, American composer (Of Masks and Mirrors), dies at 82
  • Peter Bennett, British actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 72
1989 Highlights

About December 23, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

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