On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1989

Historical Events

  • Astor Piazzolla and William Finn's musical "Dangerous Games" premieres at Nederlander Theater NYC
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Murphy, British rock session guitarist (Kate Bush), dies of pneumonia at 36
1989 Highlights

About October 19, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra