On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1989

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, born in Győr, Hungary

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Herschkowitz, Romanian composer, dies at 82
1989 Highlights

About January 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn