What Happened on September 14, 1989

Historical Events

  • Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
  • Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1989 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse James, American actor (The Amityville Horror), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jimmy Butler, American basketball small forward (Olympic gold 2016; NBA All-Star 2015–18, 20, 22; Chicago Bulls, Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat), born in Houston, Texas
  • Tony Finau, American golfer (Ryder Cup 2018; British Open 2019 3rd), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
Born in 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie McLeod, New Zealand cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies at 88
  • [Dámaso] Pérez Prado, Cuban bandleader and musician, dies of a stroke at 71

About September 14, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Wanna Lose You - Gloria Estefan
  • UK #1 Song: Ride On Time - Black Box