On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1989

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney releases remake of "Ferry Cross the Mersey" in aid of those affected by the Hillsborough disaster, which claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • US space shuttle STS-30 lands
1989 Highlights

About May 8, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus