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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1989?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1989 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
  • 03 Oct 1989 Panamanian Defense Force attempts coup of Manuel Noriega; fails.
  • 04 Oct 1989 Giants Will Clark hits 1st NLCS grand slam since 1977
  • 05 Oct 1989 U.S. televangelist John Nunes is found guilty of embezzling US$158 million.
  • 07 Oct 1989 Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games).
  • 08 Oct 1989 Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
  • 09 Oct 1989 23rd Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Kathy Mattea wins
  • 12 Oct 1989 Musical Buddy with Paul Hipp premieres in London
  • 13 Oct 1989 Bob Quinn resigns as New York Yankee VP / GM and replaced by Harding Peterson
  • 14 Oct 1989 Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consecutive World Series openers
  • 15 Oct 1989 Billy Graham is given the 1,900th star on Hollywood Boulevard.
  • 16 Oct 1989 Bikenibau Paeniu installed as Premier of Tuvalu
  • 17 Oct 1989 Earthquake in SF (6.9) cancels 3rd game of World Series, kills 67
  • 18 Oct 1989 East German state / party leader Erich Honecker, resigns
  • 19 Oct 1989 Dangerous Games opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 20 Oct 1989 Pakistan win Sharjah Trophy over India and WI on round-robin
  • 21 Oct 1989 Dangerous Games closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 22 Oct 1989 Red Khmer occupies Pailin in Cambodia
  • 23 Oct 1989 George Harrison releases Best of Dark Horse 1976-89 album
  • 24 Oct 1989 After a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game three is played (World Series #86).
  • 28 Oct 1989 Oakland Athletics sweep SF Giants in earthquake / BART series
  • 29 Oct 1989 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International
  • 30 Oct 1989 August A Busch III becomes CEO of St. Louis Cardinals
  • 31 Oct 1989 Turgat Ozal elected President of Turkey

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Movies

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Crimes and Misdemeanors

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Henry V

Henry V

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

Country: United States of America

The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway

The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway

Release year: 1989

Directed by: José María Sánchez

Starring: Victor Garber, Rom Anderson, Miguel Arribas, Máximo Astray

The Fabulous Baker Boys

The Fabulous Baker Boys

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Steve Kloves

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1989?
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Some Can Whistle by Larry McMurtry

Some Can Whistle

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"Mr. Deck, are you my stinkin' Daddy?" In a furious phone call from T.R., the daughter he's never met, Danny Deck gets the jolt of his life.

The Old Silent by Martha Grimes

The Old Silent

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In the tenth murderous case for Richard Jury, the New Scotland Yard superintendent witnesses a killing in a West Yorkshire inn called the Old Silent, while his highborn, amateur colleague, Melrose

The Russia House by John le Carré

The Russia House

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John le Carré has earned worldwide acclaim with extraordinary spy novels, including The Russia House, an unequivocal classic. Navigating readers through the shadow worlds of international espionage with critical knowledge culled

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

While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark

While My Pretty One Sleeps

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While My Pretty One Sleeps