What Happened on January 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test
  • Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990

Famous Birthdays

  • Krisztián Németh, Hungarian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Herschkowitz, Romanian composer, dies at 82