What Happened on January 1, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • NYC transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15
  • Year of the Young Reader begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Ricciardo, Australian auto racer (Monte Carlo GP 2018), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • Marvin Austin, American football player

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Leonard Nimoy (57) weds actress Susan Bay