What Happened on October 16, 1989

Historical Events

  • Bikenibau Paeniu installed as premier of Tuvalu
  • Jan Syse becomes premier of Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Cornel Wilde [Kornel Lajos Weisz], Hungarian-American actor (Sword of Lancelot, High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), dies at 74
1989 Highlights

About October 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Miss You Much - Janet Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: That's What I Like - Jive Bunny and The Mastermixers