What Happened on July 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"Seinfield" (originally titled The Seinfeld Chronicles" screens its pilot episode starring Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards on NBC

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Seinfield" (originally titled The Seinfeld Chronicles" screens its pilot episode starring Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards on NBC

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Barry Bonds homers in Pittsburgh's 6-4 loss vs SF Giants, joining father Bobby Bonds as MLB father-son HR record holders (408)

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rod Stewart hits his head while on stage and knocks himself out

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

South African President P. W. Botha visits ANC leader Nelson Mandela

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
President of South Africa P. W. Botha
President of South Africa
P. W. Botha

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph King, American musician (Canvas)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernesto Halffter, composer, dies at 84