1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 ...
1989 is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, released on October 27, 2014, through Big Machine Records.Following the release of her cross-genre fourth studio album Red (2012), noted for its straightforward pop hooks and electronic production, Swift's long-standing status as a country artist was met with media skepticism.
- October 27, 2014
November 15–16 – November 1989 tornado outbreak: Tornadoes in the Eastern United States kill at least 31 people. November 16 Six Jesuit priests—among them Ignacio Ellacuría , Segundo Montes , and Ignacio Martín-Baró —their housekeeper, and her teenage daughter, are murdered by U.S. trained Salvadoran soldiers .
1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. It was also the last year of the 1980s . A wave of counter revolutions ended the Eastern Bloc and the Cold War .
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On 17 November 1989 the statue of Felix Dzerzhinsky, Polish founder of the Cheka and symbol of Communist oppression, was torn down in Bank Square, Warsaw. On 29 December 1989 the Sejm amended the constitution to change the official name of the country from the People's Republic of Poland to the Republic of Poland.
- 1 January 1989 – 31 December 1992, (3 years, 11 months, 4 weeks and 2 days)
- Central and Eastern Europe and Asia
On June 13, 1989, the Beijing Public Security Bureau released an order for the arrest of 21 students who they identified as leaders of the protest. These 21 most wanted student leaders were part of the Beijing Students Autonomous Federation   which had been an instrumental student organization in the Tiananmen Square protests.
- April 15 – June 4, 1989, (1 month, 2 weeks and 6 days)
- Beijing and 400 cities nationwide, Tiananmen Square 39°54′12″N 116°23′30″E / 39.90333°N 116.39167°ECoordinates: 39°54′12″N 116°23′30″E / 39.90333°N 116.39167°E
Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters and Peter Guber, based on the DC Comics character of the same name.It is the first installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series.
The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and Walt Disney Pictures.The 28th Disney animated feature film, it is loosely based on the 1837 Danish fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen.
Glory is a 1989 American war drama film directed by Edward Zwick about the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the Union Army's first African-American regiment in the American Civil War. It stars Matthew Broderick as Colonel Robert Gould Shaw , the regiment's commanding officer, and Denzel Washington , Cary Elwes , and Morgan Freeman as ...
Revoluția română din 1989 Parte a Revoluțiilor din 1989; Revoluționari în București. Informații generale Perioadă 16 decembrie - 25 decembrie 1989: Loc România Timișoara, București, Arad, Brașov, Târgoviște și multe alte orașe : Rezultat Victoria revoluționarilor, instaurarea democrației și executarea lui Nicolae și Elena ...