On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1989

Historical Events

Tennis Open

Chris Evert's final US Open tennis match; defeated by Zina Garrison 7-6, 6-2 in the quarter finals

Television Premiere

Daytime talk show "The Joan Rivers Show" hosted by Joan Rivers premieres on US TV

  • Deborah Norville becomes news anchor of Today Show
1989 Highlights

About September 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo