What Happened on March 5, 1989

Historical Events

  • 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000
  • Elly Verhulst runs world record 3000 m indoor (8:33.82)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jake Lloyd, American actor (The Phantom Menace), born in Fort Collins, Colorado
Born in 1989

Famous Weddings

William Hurt

Actor William Hurt marries second wife Heidi Henderson (divorced 1993)

About March 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 4 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