What Happened on February 21, 1989

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling

  • US bust Chinese drug smuggling ring, capturing a record 820 lbs of heroin worth $1 billion at street value

Famous Birthdays

  • Corbin Bleu [Reivers], American actor & singer (High School Musical - "Chad"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Josh Walker, English footballer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Kristin Herrera, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Scout Taylor-Compton, American actress, born in Long Beach, California
Born in 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Th├ępot, French footballer (b. 1906)
  • Otar Vasilisdze Taktakishvili, Georgian composer, conductor, teacher, and musicologist, dies at 64

About February 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Straight Up - Paula Abdul
  • UK #1 Song: Belfast Child - Simple Minds