What Happened on July 24, 1989

Historical Events

  • Paula Gwynn, 22, crowned 21st Miss Black America

Famous Birthdays

  • Carley Ann McCord, American sports reporter (Cox Sports TV; in-game host New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Saints), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (d. 2019)
Born in 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Morrison, actor (Peggy Does Her Darndest), dies
1989 Highlights

About July 24, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

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