What Happened on July 18, 1989

Historical Events

  • 48 cm rainfall at Rockport, West Virginia (state record)

Famous Deaths

  • Donnie Moore, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1985 California Angels), dies by suicide at 35
  • Rebecca Schaeffer, American actress (Patti-My Sister Sam), is shot by a fan at 21
1989 Highlights

About July 18, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Toy Soldiers - Martika
  • UK #1 Song: You'll Never Stop Me Loving You - Sonia