What Happened on January 4, 1989

Historical Events

  • Comet Tempel 1 at perihelion

Event of Interest

George H. W. Bush is 1st sitting Vice President since Millard Filmore (in 1850) to declare himself President of the United States

  • US F-14s shoot down 2 Libyan jet fighters over Mediterranean
1989 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Rahal, American race car driver, born in Columbus, Ohio

Labrinth [Timothy Lee McKenzie]Labrinth [Timothy Lee McKenzie] (34 years old)

British record producer, rapper, and singer-songwriter (Beneath Your Beautiful; Jealous), born in London

  • Waxahatchee [Katie Crutchfield], American folk-rock singer-songwriter born in Birmingham, Alabama
Born in 1989

About January 4, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
  • UK #1 Song: Especially For You - Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan