What Happened on February 5, 1989

Historical Events

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes 1st NBA player to score 38,000 points

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristine Reyes, Filipino actress, born in Marikina, Philippines
  • Jeremy Sumpter, American actor (Peter Pan (2010), born in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Born in 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Raposa, American composer and songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51
1989 Highlights

About February 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Straight Up - Paula Abdul
  • UK #1 Song: Somethings Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond Featuring Special Guest Star Gene Pitney