What Happened on January 26, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Black & Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances

Sports History

Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG

  • AT&T reports 1st loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988
  • Madison Square Garden announces 2-year $100m renovation plan
  • Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia v West Indies, Sydney
  • US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus
1989 History

Famous Deaths

  • Morton DaCosta, American film and theatre director (Island of Love; The Music Man), dies at 74
  • Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies

About January 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Two Hearts - Phil Collins
  • UK #1 Song: Somethings Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond Featuring Special Guest Star Gene Pitney