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1989

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World EventsEdit

  • Japan mourns the death of Emperor Hirohito
  • Ayatollah Khomeni, the spiritual leader of Iran orders a fatwa against British novelist Salman Rushdie, over the novel of Satanic Verses, which is alleged to blaspheme against the islamic religion.
  • Hillsborough Football disaster claims 94 lives.
  • Crackdown follows massacre on Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China
  • Ayatollah Khomeni, the spiritual leader of Iran dies at the age of 86
  • Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe.

Events In RockEdit

  • Mötley Crüe's album Dr. Feelgood reaches number one on the Billboard Top 100.
  • Bon Jovi, Cinderella, Ozzy Osbourne, Scorpions, Mötley Crüe, and Skid Row take part in the Moscow Music Peace Festival on August 12 & August 13, 1989.
  • For the first time in its history, a Grammy is given for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance. The award is given to Jethro Tull for Crest of a Knave.
  • Future Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joins Suicidal Tendencies (and remains with them until their split in 1995). Following his participation, the band would abandon their hardcore punk style and become more of a thrash metal/funk metal band.
  • Steve Vai leaves David Lee Roth's solo band and joins Whitesnake.

Major Rock ReleasesEdit

List Of FRS DatesEdit

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April

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13 January 1989
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27 January 1989

03 February 1989
10 February 1989
17 February 1989
24 February 1989
03 March 1989
10 March 1989
17 March 1989
24 March 1989
31 March 1989
07 April 1989
14 April 1989
21 April 1989
28 April 1989

May

June

July

August

05 May 1989
12 May 1989
19 May 1989
26 May 1989
02 June 1989
09 June 1989
16 June 1989
23 June 1989
30 June 1989
07 July 1989
14 July 1989
21 July 1989
28 July 1989
04 August 1989
11 August 1989
18 August 1989
25 August 1989

September

October

November

December

01 September 1989
08 September 1989
15 September 1989
22 September 1989
29 September 1989
06 October 1989
13 October 1989
20 October 1989
27 October 1989
03 November 1989
10 November 1989
17 November 1989
24 November 1989
01 December 1989
08 December 1989
15 December 1989
22 December 1989
29 December 1989

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