What Happened on October 26, 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Roberts, cricketer (7 Tests for New Zealand 1976), dies
  • Charles J. Pedersen, American organic biochemist (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1987), dies at 85
1989 Highlights

About October 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

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