year on the Gregorian calendar

1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1989th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 989th year of the 2nd millennium, the 89th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1980s decade. A wave of counter revolutions ended the Eastern Bloc and the Cold War during the year.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1986 1987 198819891990 1991 1992

Events change

Clean up after Exxon Valdez oil spill

Births change

Jason Derulo
Taylor Swift

Deaths change

January change

Salvador Dali
Ted Bundy

February change

Konrad Lorenz

March change

April change

Emilio G. Segre
Lucille Ball
Sergio Leone

May change

June change

Ayatollah Khomeini

July change

Andrei Gromyko
Laurence Olivier
Herbert von Karajan

August change

William Shockley

September change

Georges Simenon
Irving Berlin
Ferdinand Marcos

October change

Bette Davis

November change

Ahmadou Ahidjo

December change

Andrei Sakharov
Samuel Beckett
Nicolae Ceausescu
Elena Ceaușescu

Nobel Prizes change

Movies released change

Hit songs change

Duran Duran in 2012
Garth Brooks in 2009

New Books change

Gilda Radner with husband Gene Wilder in 1986
Mary Higgins Clark in 2012

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Other websites change

  •   Media related to 1989 at Wikimedia Commons