What Happened on March 9, 1989

Historical Events

  • Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy
  • Roger Kingdom runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.36 sec)
  • Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Historic Event

US Senate rejects President George H. W. Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer, dies at 42
1989 Highlights

About March 9, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
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