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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Interstellar

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1989?
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Foucault'S Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Foucault'S Pendulum

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Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times.

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

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

The Lost Years by J.M. Dillard

The Lost Years

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After the end of the EnterpriseTM's five-year mission, Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and Dr. McCoy struggle to establish new lives apart from each other and the starship.

Shelley Ii by Shelley Winters

Shelley Ii

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