What Happened on July 4, 1989

Historical Events

Film & TV History

14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide

  • Unmanned Russian Mig-23 crashes in Bellegem-Kooigem, Belgium (1 dies)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Haig [John Cecil Coppin], English actor ('Allo, Allo!), dies of stomach cancer at 76
  • Vic Perrin, American actor (Mission: Impossible), dies at 73

About July 4, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Good Thing - Fine Young Cannibals
  • UK #1 Song: Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) - Soul Ii Soul Featuring Caron Wheeler