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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1989: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1989?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1989 Hugh Hefner (Playboy editor) weds playmate Kimberly Conrad
  • 02 Jul 1989 10th US Seniors Golf Open: Orville Moody
  • 03 Jul 1989 The movie Batman sets record of quickest US$100 million (10 days).
  • 04 Jul 1989 14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide
  • 05 Jul 1989 Rod Stewart hits his head while on stage and knocks himself out
  • 06 Jul 1989 Despite retiring May 29, Mike Schmidt elected to start All Star game
  • 09 Jul 1989 103rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Becker beats Stefan Edberg (60 76 64)
  • 10 Jul 1989 Paula Ivan runs female world record 1 mile (4:15.61)
  • 11 Jul 1989 60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (Kansas City Royals)
  • 12 Jul 1989 New York Yankees' pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA).
  • 14 Jul 1989 16th James Bond movies License to Kill premieres
  • 17 Jul 1989 1st Test flight of US stealth-bomber
  • 18 Jul 1989 48 cm rainfall at Rockport, West Virginia (state record)
  • 19 Jul 1989 Cleveland Indian Joe Carter has his 4th 3 HR game
  • 20 Jul 1989 Burma government puts Author Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest
  • 21 Jul 1989 Eastern Airlines submits a reorganization plan to creditors
  • 23 Jul 1989 118th British Golf Open: Mark Calcavecchia shoots a 275 at Royal Troon
  • 24 Jul 1989 Paula Gwynn, 22, crowned 21st Miss Black America
  • 25 Jul 1989 Brandi Sherwood, of Idaho, crowned 7th Miss Teen USA
  • 26 Jul 1989 A federal grand jury indicts Cornell University student Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. for releasing a computer virus, making him the first person to be prosecuted under the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
  • 27 Jul 1989 Atlanta Braves' player Dale Murphy is 10th to get six RBIs in an inning (6th).
  • 28 Jul 1989 Braves Dale Murphy, hits 2 3-run HRs in an inning, 14th man to hit 2 HRs in an inning. Also ties record of 6 RBIs in an inning
  • 29 Jul 1989 White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher and Sam Sosa
  • 30 Jul 1989 Chile amends its constitution
  • 31 Jul 1989 Twins trade AL Cy Young Award winner Frank Viola to Mets

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1989?
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The Temple Of My Familiar by Alice Walker

The Temple Of My Familiar

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First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

The Andy Warhol Diaries by Pat Hackett

The Andy Warhol Diaries

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In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the bestselling classic is introduced to a new generation-with an added preface by Warhol's diarist and long-time friend, Pat Hackett, contemplating Warhol's lasting cultural impact.

My Secret History by Paul Theroux

My Secret History

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Brilliantly written, erotically charged, My Secret History is Paul Theroux's tour de force. It is the story of Andre Parent, a writer, a world traveller, a lover of every kind of

Great Plains by Ian Frazier

Great Plains

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National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast

Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam

Summer Of '49

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With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a