On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • 10th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins the Golden CableACE for "Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam"
  • Big John Studd wins WWF's 2nd Royal Rumble
  • Cerberal Palsy telethon raises 22,600,000

Famous Deaths

  • Wilf Slack, English cricketer, dies while playing cricket in Gambia at 34