What Happened on October 17, 1989

Historical Events

Album Release

Columbia Records releases "Storm Front", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's eleventh studio album

  • Earthquake in San Francisco (6.9) cancels 3rd game of World Series, kills 67

Famous Birthdays

  • Phoebe Tonkin, Australian actress
Born in 1989

About October 17, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 7 months and 17 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