On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1989

Historical Events

Television Debut

"Baywatch" starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson debuts on NBC

  • IRA bomb kills 10 Royal Marines bandsmen in Kent
  • MLB St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs

Famous Deaths

Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin [Israel Isidore Baline], Russian-American composer and lyricist considered one of the greatest songwriters in history ("Always"; "God Bless America"; "White Christmas"; "Cheek To Cheek"), dies at 101

  • Jan Teulings, Dutch actor and director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies at 84
1989 Highlights

About September 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo