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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1989?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1989 Les Miserables, opens at Curran Theatre, San Francisco
  • 02 Nov 1989 Meet Me in St. Louis opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 performances
  • 03 Nov 1989 100s of Bulgarian demonstrate in Sofia for democratic rights
  • 04 Nov 1989 1st NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to New Jersey Nets, 111-106
  • 05 Nov 1989 Threepenny Opera opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • 06 Nov 1989 US marshals and FCC sieze pirate radio station WJPL in Brooklyn
  • 07 Nov 1989 In California, convicted murderer Richard Ramirez (the "Night Stalker") is sentenced to death.
  • 08 Nov 1989 Cubs Jerome Walton wins the NL Rookie of Year
  • 09 Nov 1989 East Berlin opens its borders
  • 10 Nov 1989 Bulgarian party President Todor Zjikov, resigns
  • 11 Nov 1989 Prince of Central Park closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 12 Nov 1989 Grand Hotel opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 1018 performances
  • 13 Nov 1989 Paul McCartney releases Figure of 8 andOu Est Le Soleil
  • 14 Nov 1989 Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award
  • 15 Nov 1989 Batman is released on video tape
  • 16 Nov 1989 Gypsy opens at St. James Theater NYC for 477 performances
  • 17 Nov 1989 Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year Kansas City Royals contract.
  • 18 Nov 1989 Penn is 1st to restrict abortions after Supreme Court gave states the right to do so
  • 20 Nov 1989 Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP
  • 21 Nov 1989 Law banning smoking on most domestic flights signed by President Bush
  • 22 Nov 1989 Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
  • 23 Nov 1989 Pilots Union give up sympathy strike against Eastern Airlines.
  • 24 Nov 1989 Elias Hrawi elected President of Lebanon
  • 26 Nov 1989 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40
  • 27 Nov 1989 George Harrison releases Cheer Down andPoor Little Girl
  • 28 Nov 1989 Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary
  • 29 Nov 1989 India President Rajiv Gandhi, resigns
  • 30 Nov 1989 Deutsche Bank board member Alfred Herrhausen is killed by a Red Army Faction terrorist bomb.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Country: United States of America

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Country: United States of America

Ballad of a Soldier

Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1989?
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It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner

It'S Always Something

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To honor the twentieth anniversary of beloved comedienne Gilda Radner’s death from ovarian cancer comes a commemo- rative edition of her memoir, It’s Always Something—featuring a newly updated resource guide for

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

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Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories.

The Minotaur by Stephen Coonts

The Minotaur

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From a New York Times–bestselling author: A military pilot is entangled in the hunt for a Cold War spy selling high-tech secrets to the USSR. Navy pilot Jake Grafton flies fighter jets with ice water in his veins.

I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise by Erma Bombeck

I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise

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This is a heartwarming book about kids surviving cancer. America's favorite family writer brings us the stories of children who have every hope of beating the odds and living to drive

Silent Partner by Jonathan Kellerman

Silent Partner

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex Delaware encounters a face from his own past—Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left