What Happened on September 4, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 46th Venice Film Festival: "A City of Sadness" directed by Hsiao-hsien Hou wins Golden Lion

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 24th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $42,737,219

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Tennis star Björn Borg (33) weds rock singer Loredana Berte (39) in a civil wedding

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86
  • Ronald Syme, New Zealand-born classicist and historian, dies at 86