What Happened on January 16, 1989

Historical Events

  • 5th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • USSR announces plan for 2-yr manned mission to Mars

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Boileau, French screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82
  • Romo Vincent, actor (Naked Jungle), dies
  • Trey Wilson, actor (Bull Durham, Twins, Raising Arizona), dies

About January 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

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