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  In This Year ... 1989
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 7101 titles in the IMDb for 1989.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1989 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Years/1989   (113 words)

  
  1989 Gold Sovereigns
The 1989 sovereign, as all dates of sovereign from 1983 to 1999 inclusive, was only available as a proof.
It was only in about 2003 or 2004 that demand for the 1989 proof sovereigns started to really outstrip supply, until then we managed to maintain a selling price of about £150, rising to £195, until we were eventually forced to readjust our prices in line with the rest of the market.
The 1989 gold Proof sovereign features two new designs by Bernard Sindall, both of which are modern adaptations of the original sovereign design of 1489, The reverse is a Shield of the Royal Arms ensigned by an open Royal Crown, the whole superimposed upon a double rose and the circumscription
www.goldsovereigns.co.uk /1989sovereign.html   (1023 words)

  
 IMO, International Convention On Salvage, 1989
This Convention shall be open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 1 July 1989 to 30 June 1990 and shall thereafter remain open for accession.
States may express their consent to be bound by this Convention by:
DC tags included with this document are provided here.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=1989&bdcr=2&bdcu=http://www.jus.uio.no/lm/imo.salvage.convention.1989/doc.html&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-DE49DE96-19FD-06A3-8EEE-28D2B1FE0CD6-ym   (0 words)

  
 Tiananmen-1989   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A courageous young man captured the imagination of the whole world, when he singlehandedly stopped the advance of a tank column by standing in its way...
Support Democracy in China and Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi, a private, non-profit organization, have assembled a pictorial history of Tiananmen 1989.
The heroic fight of thousands of young men and women has played a crucial role in the events that ultimately led to the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and in the former Soviet Union.
www.christusrex.org /www1/sdc/tiananmen.html   (271 words)

  
  INTRODUCTION TO THE WORK OF AMERICAS WATCH
Among the most apalling abuses in 1989 in Brazil was the February killing by suffocation of 18 inmates in a punishment cell in a Sao Paulo jail.
No effort has been made to ensure that the Army is cleansed of high-ranking officers in the provinces allied to the cartels in the fight against left-wing guerrillas, and accomplices of the paramilitary groups in their many massacres of suspected leftists.
On April 16, 1989, Uruguayans went to the polls to vote yes or no on a law amnestying Uruguay's armed forces and police for their crimes of murder, torture and disappearance during the 1973-1985 military regime.
www.hrw.org /reports/1989/WR89/Americas.htm   (4118 words)

  
  Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1989, the primary supporters of the government were rural peasants who had seen their incomes increase considerably during the 1980s as a result of the Party's reforms.
The Tiananmen Square protests in 1989 were in large measure sparked by the death of former Secretary General Hu Yaobang.
In a reversal of the situation in 1989, the centre of discontent in mainland China appears to be in rural areas, which have seen incomes stagnate in the 1990s and have not been involved in much of the economic boom of that decade.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tiananmen_Square_protests_of_1989   (6927 words)

  
 1989 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The world population growth in absolute numbers is believed to have been the highest ever around this time.
May 30 - Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The 10 m (33 ft) high Goddess of Democracy statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.
June 4 - Solidarity's victory in the first partly free parliamentary elections in post-war Poland is the first of many anti-communist revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe in 1989 (almost all of them peaceful).
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/1989   (4293 words)

  
 The failure of Balkan Communism and the causes of the Revolutions of 1989
The Revolutions of 1989 that ended Soviet-style Communism in the East European socialist states from the Baltic to the Balkans, were both dramatic and largely unexpected.
In the spring of 1989, the Hungarian reformers declared the March anniversary of the 1848 revolution as a holiday, and scheduled free elections for 1990.
By November 1989, a new East German reform cabinet entertained secret discussions about relaxation of the rules against emigration: as a result, a rumor swept East Berlin that the Berlin Wall was being opened.
www.lib.msu.edu /sowards/balkan/lect24.htm   (4669 words)

  
 11. Yugoslavia : 1989-1996
From 1989 until the elections of 1990 unity and market reform came to be symbolized by the new Yugoslav Prime Minister Ante Markovic, a strong advocate of a Western economic system for his country.
Ever since late 1989 it had been the shared view of the experts in the embassy in Belgrade and in the government in Washington that a breakup would almost certainly be violent and would probably lead to war.
During 1989 and 1990 no consideration was given, either by the administration or the Congress, to the use of force in dealing with Yugoslavia.
www.rand.org /publications/CF/CF129/CF-129.chapter11.html   (9195 words)

  
 Etna: The 1989 eruption
One of the main features of the 1989 eruption and associated geophysical events was the formation of a fracture system that extended several kilometers southeastwards from SE Crater, towards densely populated areas.
A steaming crack is seen on the near flank of the cone, evidence of fracturing of the cone on its flanks during the later events of the series of paroxysmal eruptive episodes.
Lava flows erupted from the SE Crater on 22 September 1989 have encircled the Torre del Filosofo mountain hut.
boris.vulcanoetna.com /ETNA_1989.html   (604 words)

  
 1989 Global Terrorism: The Year in Review
The level of international terrorism worldwide in 1989 declined sharply from that of 1988, dropping by almost 38 percent from 856 incidents in 1988 to 528.
Iran's involvement in terrorism was not detected as frequently in 1989, but we suspect an upturn in its support during the second half of the year reflects a return to a greater pace of operations.
Libya and Syria were not directly tied to any attacks in 1989, but they continue to provide various forms of support for several terrorist groups.
www.fas.org /irp/threat/terror_89/review.html   (1491 words)

  
 FNF - The Children Act 1989   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Children Act 1989 is based upon the belief that children are generally best looked after within the family, with both parents playing a full part and without resort to legal proceedings.
The Children Act 1989 came into force in England and Wales in 1991 and (with some differences) in Northern Ireland in 1996.
There are also provisions in the Act for the Courts to deal with situations in which children are, or may be, at risk of significant harm, and it will be possible for Social Services to seek, through the Courts, orders for Assessment (including medical examinations) and Care and Supervision orders.
www.fnf.org.uk /childact.htm   (1064 words)

  
 SYRIA
In 1988, the government detained a Syrian poet for reading a poem of which it did not approve, and in 1989 it banned a Syrian film that won international awards.
Throughout the period, the United States, through what is known as the "Glaspie-Murphy Initiative," sought to widen discussions over Lebanon and to develop closer ties to Syria.
During 1989, several Bush administration officials spoke publicly of the importance of Syria's role in Lebanon and its potential contribution to a peaceful solution.
www.hrw.org /reports/1989/WR89/Syria.htm   (1731 words)

  
 Trembling Before G-d
אנשים רבים בחברה שלנו אינם מגנים התעללות פיזית או נפשית בהומוסקסואלים (Whitlock, 1989).
בידוד חברתי מוביל להערכה עצמית נמוכה, לשנאה עצמית ולפגיעה עצמית (Sanford, 1989).
יש להתייחס להיסטוריה המינית בכללותה, ולבדוק את הנטייה המינית (Sanford, 1989).
www.tremblingbeforeg-d.com /heb/hnsprob.shtml   (2144 words)

  
 Nicolae Ceausescu, 1918-1989   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Communist official who was leader of Romania from 1965 until he was overthrown and killed in a revolution in December 1989.
Among his grandiose and impractical schemes was a plan to bulldoze thousands of Romania's villages and move their residents into new apartment buildings.
The demonstrations spread to Bucharest, and on December 22 the Romanian army defected to the demonstrators.
www.historyguide.org /europe/ceausescu.html   (539 words)

  
 Ladder54 Photos 1989 Oakland CA I-80 Earthquake and Misc
Although not Ladder 54 action oriented, several members / firefighters of Ladder 54 were at the 1989 California Earthquake in the San Francisco bay and Oakland California.
There was some interest about the rescues (and recoveries) on Interstate I880 to I80 cypress structure freeway collapse in Oakland after the earthquake so we put these on here.
In 1989 two Ladder54 firefighters arrived in the bay area for heavy rescue instructor training with Oakland and other bay area firefighters.
www.ladder54.com /photosmisc.htm   (221 words)

  
 Space Weather: Blackout - Massive Power Grid Failure   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On March 13, 1989, at 2:44 am, a transformer failure on one of the main power transmission lines in the HydroQuebec system precipitated a catastrophic collapse of the entire power grid.
The next predicted maximum is in the year 2000 (the last solar maximum was in 1989).
Better warning of impending space weather events would allow power companies to take steps to reduce the load on sensitive circuits, delay maintenance and equipment replacement, prevent the development of large potential drops by selectively grounding sensitive devices and inteligently deal with systems designed to automatically protect the network during the duration of the event.
www.windows.ucar.edu /spaceweather/blackout.html   (316 words)

  
 VH1.com : Shows : I Love The 80s 1989 - About the episode
Here she is 1989 and the theme song to one of her babies COPS.
1989 is like the clever baby sister.the last of ten and she came of age with Reality TV and big fake boobs.
1989 had indeed planted a seed of her own the latest species of the pop music money tree.
www.vh1.com /shows/dyn/i_love_the_80s/62140/episode_about.jhtml   (642 words)

  
 1989 SIGHTINGS OF OGOPOGO
At least this is where a large, elusive lake monster has been reported for many years.
During the summer of 1989, the British Columbia Cryptozoology Club (BCCC) made two expeditions to Okana gan to search out Ogopogo.
Several sightings of the animal were made, as well as a video tape.
www.science-frontiers.com /sf072/sf072b05.htm   (348 words)

  
 BSL FAQ: 1989 Earthquake
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occured on October 18, 1989 at 00:04 UTC in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Central California.
The difficulties experienced in 1989 were motivation for the upgrade of the Berkeley Digital Seismic Network in 1991.
Each station consists of a broadband seismometer and a strong-motion instrument in order to ensure that the full range of ground motions are recorded on scale.
www.seismo.berkeley.edu /seismo/faq/1989_0.html   (572 words)

  
 Autism Books - 1989
Proceedings from the 1989 conference of the Autism Research Unit of the University of Sunderland.
The book has a moving section on Ned's troubled adolescence, when he developed epilepsy and violent rages, and the family's search for a group residence that would fit Ned's needs.
From the State-of-the-Art-Conference on Autism: Diagnosis and Treatment, May 8-10, 1989, in Gotenborg, Sweden: includes thirty papers, with chapters by Eric Schopler, Lorna Wing, Christopher Gillberg, Uta Frith, Randi Hagerman, Patricia Howlin, Magda Campbell, Mary Coleman, Ivar Lovaas, Katherine Calouri, Jacqueline Jada, and others.
www.autism-resources.com /nonfictionyears/y1989.html   (556 words)

  
 The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
The text of this Internet version of the Statutory Instrument which is published by the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament has been prepared to reflect the text as it was Made.
A print version is also available and is published by The Stationery Office Limited as the The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, ISBN 011096635X.
The print version may be purchased by clicking here.
www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk /si/si1989/Uksi_19890635_en_1.htm   (414 words)

  
 NBA.com: Waiting Game Ends for Impatient Pistons
1989 NBA Finals: Detroit 4, L.A. Lakers 0
On Feb. 15, 1989, Dantley was traded to the Dallas Mavericks for Mark Aguirre, Thomas' childhood friend.
Dantley was caught off-guard by the news of the trade.
www.nba.com /history/finals/19881989.html   (2708 words)

  
 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: History: World Series History
The Series was postponed 12 days when a devastating earthquake (7.1 on the Richter Scale) hit the Bay Area prior to the scheduled start of Game Three on October 17.
Known variously as the Bay Area Series and BART Series (for Bay Area Rapid Transit), the 1989 Fall Classic opened in Oakland, and Athletics ace Dave Stewart was brilliant, tossing a complete-game five-hitter to shut out the Giants, 5-0.
Mike Moore and two relievers limited the Giants to four hits and one run, while the A's tallied four in the fourth inning - highlighted by Terry Steinbach's three-run homer - on their way to a 5-1 victory.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/postseason/mlb_ws_recaps.jsp?feature=1989   (398 words)

  
 American Cultural History - 1980-1989
The decade began with double-digit inflation, Reagan declared a war on drugs, Kermit didn't find it easy to be green, hospital costs rose, we lost many, many of our finest talents to AIDS which before the decade ended spread to fl and Hispanic women, and unemployment rose.
A 1980 study by UCLA and American Council on Education indicated that college freshmen were more interested in status, power, and money than at any time during the past 15 years.
By 1989, 60 percent of American households with televisions received cable service.
kclibrary.nhmccd.edu /decade80.html   (2950 words)

  
 YouTube - 1989
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Michael Jordan 1989 Playoffs: Gm 5 Vs. Cavs, "THE SHOT"
Michael Jordan 1989 Playoffs: Gm 3 Vs. Pistons, 46 pts
www.youtube.com /?v=sXJDHU_2KPM   (73 words)

  
 Romanian Revolution of December 1989 Timisoara Romania
of the victims of the 1989 Coup d'Etat are buried.
Ten years after the Coup d'Etat of December 1989, many questions are still un-answered.
REVOLUTIA DIN TIMISOARA, ASA CUM A FOST By: Marius MIOC
www.timisoara.com /timisoara/r.html   (619 words)

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