What Happened on October 28, 1989

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Oakland A's beat San Francisco, 9-6 at Candlestick Park to sweep Giants in earthquake affected "Bay Bridge Series"; MVP: A's pitcher Dave Stewart

Famous Deaths

  • Darel Dieringer, American auto racer (181 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races for 7 wins and 79 top 10 finishes), dies at 63
  • Henry Hall, British bandleader (BBC Dance Orchestra), dies at 91
1989 Highlights

About October 28, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 12 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