What Happened on September 15, 1989

Historical Events

  • The U.S. Congress recognizes Terry Anderson's continued captivity in Beirut.

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Cave, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand captain 1955-56), dies at 66
  • Jan DeGaetani, American contemporary classical concert mezzo-soprano, dies of leukemia at 56
  • Robert Penn Warren, American poet and novelist (All the King's Men, Pulitzer 1946), dies at 84
1989 Highlights

About September 15, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 20 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