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
1989 History

Famous Deaths

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin (1888-1989)

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 [1] [2]

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

About September 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girl I'm Gonna Miss You - Milli Vanilli
  • UK #1 Song: Ride On Time - Black Box