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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1989.
The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1989: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1989?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1989 1st New York Met-NY Yankee game in NYC since 1983, Yanks win 4-3
  • 02 Apr 1989 Wrestlemania V at Trump Plaza, Hulk Hogan beats Macho Man Savage
  • 03 Apr 1989 Sunrise a Gannett newspaper begins publishing for Bronx
  • 04 Apr 1989 New York Yankees' Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons; his 287th win puts him 19th overall as New York Yankees beat Minnesota Twins on opening day 4-2.
  • 05 Apr 1989 Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak.
  • 06 Apr 1989 Orel Hershiser ends his record 59 consecutive scoreless streak
  • 07 Apr 1989 Soviet submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway killing 42 sailors.
  • 09 Apr 1989 Mike Tyson strikes a parking attendant when asked to move his car
  • 10 Apr 1989 10th Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • 11 Apr 1989 Flyers, scores short-handed into an empty net beating Caps 8-5
  • 12 Apr 1989 Peter Ueberroth deal to purchase Eastern Airlines falls through
  • 13 Apr 1989 Welcome to the Club opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 14 Apr 1989 In the Iran-Contra trial, Oliver North's case goes to the jury.
  • 15 Apr 1989 95 crushed to death at Sheffield Soccer Stadium in England
  • 16 Apr 1989 Pat Bradley wins LPGA AI Star / Centinela Hospital Golf Classic
  • 17 Apr 1989 Maximum New York State unemployment benefits raised to $245 per week
  • 18 Apr 1989 Zimbabwe gains independence
  • 19 Apr 1989 Republic Day in Sierra Leone
  • 20 Apr 1989 NATO debates modernising short range missiles although the U.S. and U.K. are in favour, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl obtains a concession deferring a decision.
  • 21 Apr 1989 George W Bush and Edward W Rose become CEO of Texas Rangers
  • 22 Apr 1989 Welcome to the Club closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 23 Apr 1989 Betsy King wins LPGA USX Golf Classic.
  • 24 Apr 1989 Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day".
  • 25 Apr 1989 Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany, New York
  • 26 Apr 1989 Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 mph in 30 mile zone in Albany
  • 27 Apr 1989 Starmites opens at Criter Ctr SR Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • 28 Apr 1989 Iran protests sale of Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  • 29 Apr 1989 2nd government of Lubbers falls
  • 30 Apr 1989 Pope John Paul II beatifies Victoire Rasoamanarivo of Madagascar.

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Movies

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Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Country: United States of America

The World of Apu

The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States of America

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States of America

Manhattan

Manhattan

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Country: United States of America

Star Trek

Star Trek

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1989?
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We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor

We Are Still Married

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“Garrison Keillor made it possible, after twenty years of black humor…to be both funny and nice, hip and winsome, scathing and loving, all in the flick of a single many-barbed quip——The Washington

Black Sand by William J. Caunitz

Black Sand

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This novel begins with a massacre in a Greek seaside resort, an atrocity that sets off a deadly struggle to find a stolen ancient artifact.

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

Midnight by Dean R. Koontz

Midnight

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Gracie by George Burns

Gracie

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"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of