1989 facts for kids

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

1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. It was also the last year of the 1980s.

Births

Deaths

Events

Movies released

  • Batman
  • Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Born on the Fourth of July
  • Do The Right Thing
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Great Balls of Fire
  • Honey, I Shrunk The Kids
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Lethal Weapon II
  • Look Who's Talking
  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
  • Roadhouse
  • Roger and Me
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Turner & Hooch
  • UHF
  • Uncle Buck

Hit songs

  • "All She Wants Is" – Duran Duran
  • "My Brave Face" – Paul McCartney
  • "Another Day in Paradise" – Phil Collins
  • "Batdance" – Prince
  • "Bat Attack '89 – Crime Fighters Inc
  • "Beds Are Burning" – Midnight Oil
  • "Blame It on the Rain" – Milli Vanilli
  • "Buffalo Stance" – Neneh Cherry
  • "Cartoon" – Soul Asylum
  • "Compulsory Hero – 1927
  • "Chained To The Wheel – Black Sorrows
  • "Cry In Shame Johnny Disel + The Injectors
  • "Crying In The Chapel" – Peter Blakley
  • "Do You Believe In Shame?" – Duran Duran
  • "Dr. Feelgood" – Mötley Crüe
  • "Eternal Flame" – The Bangles
  • "Eyes Of A Stranger" – Queensrÿche
  • "Hangin' Tough" – New Kids On The Block
  • "Heavy Metal" – Judas Priest
  • "I Drove All Night – Cyndi Lauper
  • "I Feel The Earth Move – Martika
  • "If I Could" – 1927
  • "If I Could Turn Back Time" – Cher
  • "If Tomorrow Never Comes" – Garth Brooks
  • "Kickstart My Heart" – Mötley Crüe
  • "Killin' Time" – Clint Black
  • "Leave A Light On For Me – Belinda Carlisle
  • "Like a Prayer" – Madonna
  • "Listen To Your Heart" – Roxette
  • "Lost in Your Eyes" – Debbie Gibson
  • "Love Shack"- The B-52's
  • "Miss You Much" – Janet Jackson
  • "Monsters Of Rock" – Judas Priest
  • "Open Letter (To A Landlord)" – Living Colour
  • "Orange Crush" – R.E.M.
  • "Rendez-vous chaque soir" – Dalida (inédit)
  • "Right Here Waiting" – Richard Marx
  • "Ring My Bell – Collette
  • "She Drives Me Crazy" – Fine Young Cannibals
  • "She Has To Be Loved" – Jenny Morris
  • "Sometime To Return" – Soul Asylum
  • "Soul Revival" – Johnny Disel + The Injectors
  • "Stand" – R.E.M.
  • "Stop – Sam Brown
  • "Straight Up" – Paula Abdul
  • "Talk It Over" – Grayson Hugh
  • "The Crack-Up" – The Black Sorrows
  • "The Dance" – Garth Brooks
  • "The Look" – Roxette
  • "The World Seems Difficult" – Mentals
  • "Toy Soldiers – Martika
  • "Tucker's Daughter – Ian Moss
  • "Un soir qu'on oublie pas" – Dalida (inédit)
  • "Veronica" – Elvis Costello
  • "When I See You Smile" – Bad English
  • "We Didn't Start The Fire" – Billy Joel
  • "Wild Thing" – Tone Loc
  • "You Got It" – Roy Orbison
  • "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" – New Kids On The Block
  • "Young Years" – Dragon
  • "You'll Never Know" – 1927

New Books

  • Geek LoveKatherine Dunn
  • The Cardinal of the KremlinTom Clancy
  • Chronicle of the French Revolution – Jean Favier et al.
  • DaddyDanielle Steel
  • The Face of Battle – John Keegan
  • Foucault's PendulumUmberto Eco
  • The Great and Secret ShowClive Barker
  • Guards! Guards!Terry Pratchett
  • HyperionDan Simmons
  • It's Always Something – Gilda Radner
  • Jasmine – Bharati Mukherjee
  • The Joy Luck ClubAmy Tan
  • The Legacy of Heorot – Larry Niven
  • Licence to Kill – John Gardner
  • London FieldsMartin Amis
  • Lot's Wife – Tom Wakefield
  • The Magick of Candleburning – Gerina Dunwich
  • The Negotiator – Frederick Forsyth
  • The Pillars of the EarthKen Follett
  • A Prayer For Owen Meany – John Irving
  • PyramidsTerry Pratchett
  • Red Phoenix – Larry Bond
  • The Remains of the DayKazuo Ishiguro
  • The Russia HouseJohn le Carré
  • The Sands of TimeSidney Sheldon
  • The Satanic VersesSalman Rushdie
  • Six Days in HavanaJames A. Michener
  • Solomon Gursky Was Here – Mordecai Richler
  • StarDanielle Steel
  • Stark – Ben Elton
  • The Temple of My FamiliarAlice Walker
  • A Time to KillJohn Grisham
  • Total Recall – Piers Anthony
  • While My Pretty One Sleeps – Mary Higgins Clark
  • The Wicked and the Witless – Hugh Cook
  • Win, Lose or Die – John Gardner
  • New Revised Standard Version of the Bible
  • Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony by Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon
  • Snot Stew by Bill Wallace

1989 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.