What Happened on September 1, 1989

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Roger and Me", the first documentary directed by Michael Moore, premieres at the Telluride Film Festival

Tennis Open

Chris Evert becomes the first player ever to win 100 matches in the US National/Open Tennis Championship by beating Patricia Tarabinia 6-2, 6-4

  • Princess Anne & Mark Phillips announce their separation

Musical Finale

Revival of Cole Porter's musical "Anything Goes" closes at Beaumont Theater, NYC, after 804 performances

1989 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Juliana Lohmann, Brazilian actress
Born in 1989

Famous Deaths

About September 1, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cold Hearted - Paula Abdul
  • UK #1 Song: Swing The Mood - Jive Bunny and The Mastermixers