What Happened on September 2, 1989

Historical Events

Bensonhurst Protest March

Reverend Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Pato, Brazilian footballer
  • Ishmeet Singh [Sodhi], Indian playback singer (Voice of India, 2007), born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India (d. 2008)
Born in 1989

Famous Weddings

Sam Neill

Actor Sam Neill (41) weds actress Noriko Watanabe (24)

Michael Jordan

NBA basketball star Michael Jordan (26) weds Juanita Vanoy (30) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas

1989 Highlights

About September 2, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 2 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