What Happened on October 9, 1989

Historical Events

  • 23rd Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Kathy Mattea win
  • 27th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Spain in Tokyo Japan (3-0)
  • First NFL game coached by an African American (Art Shell), his LA Raiders beat NY Jets 14-7 on Monday Night Football
  • MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1
  • Penthouse Magazine's Hebrew edition hits newsstands
1989 History

Famous Deaths

  • Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)

About October 9, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Miss You Much - Janet Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Ride On Time - Black Box