What Happened on May 26, 1989

Historical Events

  • American radio broadcasters go silent for 30 seconds at 7:42 am to honor the radio industry
  • Danish parliament allows same-sex marriage
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Deaths

  • Don Revie, English soccer forward (6 caps; Leicester City, Hull City, Manchester City, Sunderland, Leeds) and manager (Leeds, England, UAE), dies from MND at 61
1989 Highlights

About May 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

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