On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1989

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
  • Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $22.6 million

Famous Deaths

  • Wilf Slack, English cricketer, dies while playing cricket in Gambia at 34
1989 Highlights

About January 15, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn