Historical Events In 1989
Sunday, 09 May 2021
May 09 Vice President Dan Quayle says in United Negro College Fund speech: "What a waste it is to lose one's mind" instead of "a mind is terrible thing to waste" in the year 1989.
May 10 FC Barcelona wins 29th Europe Cup II in the year 1989.
May 10 General Manuel Noriega's Government nullifies country's elections, which the opposition had won by a 3-1 margin on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history 217th & final episode of "Dynasty" is aired
May 11 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
May 11 Kenya announces worldwide ban on ivory to preserve its elephant herds on this day in history.
May 11 President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama in the year 1989.
May 12 "Entertainment Tonight" performs their 2,000th TV performance on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1989 joe Valdez Caballero, creator of hard taco, shell, dies at 81
May 12 Retired British pilot Jack Mann is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists in the year 1989.
May 13 Approximately 2,000 students begin hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, China in the year 1989.
May 13 In the year 1989 thousands of students stage a hunger strike in China's Tiananmen Square
May 14 "Moonlighting", TV Crime Drama last airs on ABC in the year 1989.
May 14 On this day in history demonstration for democratic reforms in Beijing's Tiananmen square continue
May 14 Final TV episode of "Family Ties" airs in the year 1989.
May 14 Matt Gilliam was born! on this day in history.
May 15 John Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
May 15 Maxwell House coffee runs ads during "Roe vs Wade" movie despite threat of boycott by right to lifers on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1989 soviet President Gorbachev in Beijing for first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years
May 16 Hassan Khaled, sheik of Lebanon, murdered on this day in history.
May 16 Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing, ending a 30-year rift between the two Communist powers in the year 1989.
May 17 In the year 1989 longest Cab Ride Ever 14,000 miles cost $16,000!
May 17 In the year 1989 longest Cab Ride Ever: 14,000 miles cost $16,000!
May 17 On this day in history napoli wins 18th UEFA Cup in Stuttgart
May 17 On this day in history nelson Mandela receives a BA degree from University of South Africa
May 17 Vincent Van Gogh's "Portrait of Dr Gachet" auctioned for $825 million in the year 1989.
May 18 Lisa Strawberry files for divorce from Darryl in the year 1989.
May 19 On this day in history able J Herzberg, Russ/Neth lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies
May 19 In the year 1989 dow Jones average passes 2,500 mark for first time, closes at 2,501.1
May 19 On this day in history sue Ellen (Linda Gray) last appearance on Dallas
May 20 Anton Diffring, actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451), dies at 70 in the year 1989.
May 20 China declares martial law in Beijing on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history toonces The Cat takes the wheel on Saturday Night Live
May 20 Walter McConnel, 57, is oldest to reach 27,000' Mount Everest top on this day in history.