On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1989

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

16th American Music Awards: Randy Travis and George Michael win

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael
Country Music Singer Randy Travis
Country Music Singer
Randy Travis
  • Five Pharaoh sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor
  • Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter
  • Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore
  • Olympian, Bruce Kimball, is sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing 2 teenagers in a drunk driving accident
  • The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes.

Famous Birthdays

  • Khleo Thomas, American actor & rapper, born in Anchorage, Alaska
1989 Highlights

About January 30, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius