On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, born in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51