What Happened on March 15, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Royal Alexandra Theatre Toronto
  • NY Rangers retire goalie Eddie Giacomin's #1 uniform
  • US Department of Veterans Affairs officially established as a Cabinet position

Famous Birthdays

  • Caitlin Wachs, actress (Chloe Waters-Profiler)
  • Margaret Nales Wilson, Filipino model, born in Bacolod City, Philippines

Famous Deaths

  • Muhammad Jameel Didi, Maldivian poet (b. 1915)
1989 Highlights

About March 15, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lost In Your Eyes - Debbie Gibson
  • UK #1 Song: Too Many Broken Hearts - Jason Donovan