What Happened on January 31, 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Douglas, English comedian (My Brother Was an Only Child), dies at 80
  • Yasushi Akutagawa, Japanese composer (Orpheus of Hiroshima, Ellora Symphony), dies at 63
1989 Highlights

About January 31, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 5 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