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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1986 1987 198819891990 1991 1992

1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1989th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 989th year of the 2nd millennium, the 89th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1980s decade. A wave of counter revolutions ended the Eastern Bloc and the Cold War during the year.

Events[change | change source]

Clean up after Exxon Valdez oil spill

Births[change | change source]

Jason Derulo
Taylor Swift

Deaths[change | change source]

January[change | change source]

Salvador Dali
Ted Bundy

February[change | change source]

Konrad Lorenz

March[change | change source]

April[change | change source]

Emilio G. Segre
Lucille Ball
Sergio Leone

May[change | change source]

June[change | change source]

Ayatollah Khomeini

July[change | change source]

Andrei Gromyko
Laurence Olivier
Herbert von Karajan

August[change | change source]

William Shockley

September[change | change source]

Georges Simenon
Irving Berlin
Ferdinand Marcos

October[change | change source]

Bette Davis

November[change | change source]

Ahmadou Ahidjo

December[change | change source]

Andrei Sakharov
Samuel Beckett
Nicolae Ceausescu
Elena Ceaușescu

Nobel Prizes[change | change source]

Movies released[change | change source]

Hit songs[change | change source]

Duran Duran in 2012
Garth Brooks in 2009

New Books[change | change source]

Gilda Radner with husband Gene Wilder in 1986
Mary Higgins Clark in 2012

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to 1989 at Wikimedia Commons