Historical Events In 1989
Monday, 19 April 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 on this day in history.
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 217th & final episode of "Dynasty" is aired on this day in history.
May 11 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1989.
May 11 In the year 1989 kenya announces worldwide ban on ivory to preserve its elephant herds
May 11 President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama on this day in history.
May 12 "Entertainment Tonight" performs their 2,000th TV performance in the year 1989.
May 12 Joe Valdez Caballero, creator of hard taco, shell, dies at 81 on this day in history.
May 12 Retired British pilot Jack Mann is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history approximately 2,000 students begin hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, China
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 Demonstration for democratic reforms in Beijing's Tiananmen square continue on this day in history.
May 14 On this day in history final TV episode of "Family Ties" airs
May 14 Matt Gilliam was born! in the year 1989.
May 15 John Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1989.
May 15 Maxwell House coffee runs ads during "Roe vs Wade" movie despite threat of boycott by right to lifers in the year 1989.
May 15 Soviet President Gorbachev in Beijing for first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years in the year 1989.
May 16 Hassan Khaled, sheik of Lebanon, murdered in the year 1989.
May 16 On this day in history russian President Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing, ending a 30-year rift between the two Communist powers
May 17 Longest Cab Ride Ever 14,000 miles cost $16,000! in the year 1989.
May 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1989 vincent Van Gogh's "Portrait of Dr Gachet" auctioned for $825 million
May 18 Lisa Strawberry files for divorce from Darryl on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1989 able J Herzberg, Russ/Neth lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies
May 19 On this day in history dow Jones average passes 2,500 mark for first time, closes at 2,501.1
May 19 In the year 1989 sue Ellen (Linda Gray) last appearance on Dallas
May 20 Anton Diffring, actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451), dies at 70 on this day in history.
May 20 China declares martial law in Beijing in the year 1989.
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 in the year 1989.