What Happened on January 30, 1989

Historical Events

  • 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.
1989 History

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Shaw Wylie, American composer (Spring Madness; Psychogram; Nova), and educator (Wayne State University, 1949-69), dies at 72

About January 30, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When I'm With You - Sheriff
  • UK #1 Song: Somethings Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond Featuring Special Guest Star Gene Pitney