On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1989

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestChris Brown

Chris Brown, American R&B singer, born in Tappahannock, Virginia

Singer Chris Brown
Singer
Chris Brown

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Easton, cricket wicket-keeper (NSW 1933-39), dies
1989 Highlights

About May 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus