On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1989

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Ricciardo, Australian auto racer (Monte Carlo GP 2018), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • Hannah Murray, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Bristol. England
  • Mitch Hewer, English actor (Skins), born in Bristol, England

Famous Weddings

Hugh Hefner

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner weds playmate Kimberly Conrad

Famous Deaths

  • Chauncey Haughton, American jazz clarinetist, and saxophonist (Blanche Calloway; Chick Webb; Cab Calloway), dies at 80
  • William Ching, actor (Moonlighter, Terror in Haunted House), dies
1989 Highlights

About July 1, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer