What Happened on March 2, 1989

Historical Events

  • 12 European nations agree to ban chlorofluorocarbon production by 2000
  • GreenLeft (GroenLinks) political party forms from merger of four left-wing parties: the Communist Party, the Pacifist Socialist Party, the Political Party of Radicals, and the Evangelical People's Party in the Netherlands

Music History

Madonna's "Like a Prayer" premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial

Sports History

NY Mets stars Keith Hernandez and Darryl Strawberry famously nearly come to blows in front of reporters and TV crews at spring training

  • Tanker Exxon Houston runs aground in Hawaii, spills 117,000 gallons of oil
1989 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Woakes, English cricket all-rounder (HS 137, BB 6/17; Warwickshire CCC), born in Birmingham, England
Born in 1989

About March 2, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 2 months and 30 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: Belfast Child - Simple Minds