What Happened on July 14, 1989

Historical Events

Film Release

Film "When Harry Met Sally" is released starring Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, directed by Rob Reiner and written by Nora Ephron

  • Jessye Norman sings French national anthem, La Marseillaise at the Place de la Concorde, Paris, to celebrate 200th anniversary of the French Revolution

Famous Birthdays

  • Sean Flynn-Amir, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Bell, British educator and founder of The Bell Educational Trust Limited, dies at 72
  • Herman D. Koppel, Danish pianist and composer dies at 89
1989 Highlights

About July 14, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If You Don't Know Me By Now - Simply Red
  • UK #1 Song: Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) - Soul Ii Soul Featuring Caron Wheeler