On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Anything Goes" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 804 performances

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Documentary Filmmaker Michael Moore
Documentary Filmmaker
Michael Moore

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Princess Anne & Mark Phillips announce their separation

Famous Birthdays

  • Juliana Lohmann, Brazilian actress

Famous Deaths

  • A Bartlett Giamatti, American President of Yale University and baseball commissioner, dies of heart attack at 51
  • Tadeusz Sendzimir, American inventor (b. 1894)