On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Heidi Chronicles" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 621 performances
  • Roger Kingdom runs indoor world record 60m hurdles (7.37 secs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ming Xi, Chinese model, born in Shanghai, China

Famous Deaths

  • Stuart Hamblen, American singer and composer (This Ole House), dies at 80
1989 Highlights

About March 8, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces