On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
  • 1st US private commercial rocket makes suborbital test flight (NM)

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

61st Academy Awards: "Rainman", Dustin Hoffman & Jodie Foster win

  • 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Cocktail" wins
  • I M Pei's pyramidal entrance to the Louvre opens in Paris
  • Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in NY for racketeering

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73