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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1989?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1989 Anything Goes closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 804 performances
  • 02 Sep 1989 Reverend Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst.
  • 03 Sep 1989 Into the Woods closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 764 performances
  • 04 Sep 1989 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • 05 Sep 1989 Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison
  • 06 Sep 1989 6th MTV Awards: Living Colour wins
  • 07 Sep 1989 Representatives of the government of Ethiopia and Eritrean separatists meet in Atlanta with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter attempting to broker a peace settlement.
  • 08 Sep 1989 George Brett gets his 2,500th hit
  • 09 Sep 1989 103rd US Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats M Navratilova (36 75 61)
  • 10 Sep 1989 109th US Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (76 16 63 76)
  • 11 Sep 1989 KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa changes call letters to KGGO
  • 12 Sep 1989 Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
  • 13 Sep 1989 Les Miserables, opens at Fisher Theatre, Detroit
  • 14 Sep 1989 Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in the USSR, win 4-2
  • 16 Sep 1989 Debbye Turner (Mont), 23, crowned 63rd Miss America 1990
  • 17 Sep 1989 41st Emmy Awards: LA Law, Cheers, Dana Delany and Candice Bergen win
  • 19 Sep 1989 French DC-10 crashes near Niger, 171 die
  • 20 Sep 1989 Musical Miss Saigon, premieres in London
  • 21 Sep 1989 Hurricane Hugo makes landfall in South Carolina, causing US$7 billion in damage.
  • 22 Sep 1989 Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
  • 23 Sep 1989 Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning
  • 24 Sep 1989 28th Ryder Cup: US and Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England
  • 25 Sep 1989 Archaeologists open Titus of Rhine grave in Amsterdam
  • 26 Sep 1989 Last Vietnamese soldiers leave Cambodia
  • 27 Sep 1989 Oakland wins AL West and SF wins NL West title
  • 29 Sep 1989 Glenn Frey joins Don Henley on-stage (for 1st time since 1981)
  • 30 Sep 1989 Senegambia separates back into Gambia and Senegal

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1989?
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From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman

From Beirut To Jerusalem

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"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

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Allan Gurganus's Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All became an instant classic upon its publication. Critics and readers alike fell in love with the voice of ninety-nine-year-old Lucy Marsden, one of

Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith

Polar Star

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He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow’s top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in

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

Blessings by Belva Plain

Blessings

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At thirty-six, Jennie Rakowsky’s dreams were coming true. She was about to marry a wonderful man, her career as a lawyer was sky-rocketing, and she had never been more beautiful.