What Happened on November 12, 1989

Historical Events

  • Brazil holds its 1st free presidential election in 29 years
  • George Forrest's musical "Grand Hotel" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 1018 performances and wins 5 Tony Awards

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Jessup, actor (Mikie-Baby Talk)
  • Ryan Jessup, actor (Mikie-Baby Talk)
Born in 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Armando Gentilucci, Italian composer, dies at 50

About November 12, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When I See You Smile - Bad English
  • UK #1 Song: All Around The World - Lisa Stansfield