What Happened on May 14, 1989

Historical Events

  • 1st Tour de Trump bicycle race run (Atlanta)
  • Demonstration for democratic reforms in Beijing's Tiananmen square
  • Final TV episode of "Family Ties" airs on NBC with a 36 million audience

Sports History

Minnesota Twin Kirby Puckett becomes 1st player to hit 6 doubles across two consecutive games since St. Louis Cardinal Red Schoendienst in 1948

  • Moonlighting, TV Crime Drama last airs on ABC
1989 History

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Primeau, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Stanley Cup, Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1931–32; Toronto Maple Leafs) and coach (Stanley Cup 1950-51 Toronto Maple Leafs), dies at 83

About May 14, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Forever Your Girl - Paula Abdul
  • UK #1 Song: Ferry 'Cross The Mersey - Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman