Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
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 in the year 1989.
May 11 On this day in history 217th & final episode of "Dynasty" is aired
May 11 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1989.
May 11 On this day in history kenya announces worldwide ban on ivory to preserve its elephant herds
May 11 On this day in history president Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama
May 12 "Entertainment Tonight" performs their 2,000th TV performance on this day in history.
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 Approximately 2,000 students begin hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, China on this day in history.
May 13 Thousands of students stage a hunger strike in China's Tiananmen Square on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1989 "Moonlighting", TV Crime Drama last airs on ABC
May 14 Demonstration for democratic reforms in Beijing's Tiananmen square continue in the year 1989.
May 14 On this day in history final TV episode of "Family Ties" airs
May 14 On this day in history matt Gilliam was born!
May 15 John Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1989.
May 15 In the year 1989 maxwell House coffee runs ads during "Roe vs Wade" movie despite threat of boycott by right to lifers
May 15 Soviet President Gorbachev in Beijing for first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years in the year 1989.
May 16 In the year 1989 hassan Khaled, sheik of Lebanon, murdered
May 16 Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing, ending a 30-year rift between the two Communist powers on this day in history.
May 17 Longest Cab Ride Ever 14,000 miles cost $16,000! in the year 1989.
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 In the year 1989 lisa Strawberry files for divorce from Darryl
May 19 Able J Herzberg, Russ/Neth lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies in the year 1989.
May 19 On this day in history 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 In the year 1989 anton Diffring, actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451), dies at 70
May 20 China declares martial law in Beijing on this day in history.
May 20 Toonces The Cat takes the wheel on Saturday Night Live in the year 1989.
May 20 On this day in history walter McConnel, 57, is oldest to reach 27,000' Mount Everest top