2000s|President: Corazon Aquino (PDP-Laban)
Vice President: Salvador Laurel (UNIDO)
Senate President: Jovito Salonga
House Speaker: Ramon Mitra, Jr.
Chief Justice: Marcelo Fernan
Philippine Congress: 8th Congress of the Philippines
January 5 – Camp Cawa-Cawa in Zamboanga City was seized by Rizal Alih and his armed mutinous soldiers. The hostage of the police headquarters building was ended in a gunfight and an airstrike which killed seven people including Gen. Eduardo Batallia and Col. Romeo Abendan of the Philippine Constabulary. Alih was arrested in Malaysia by a manhunt operation in 2009.
March 28 – Elections were held in the country's 42,000 barangays.
July 17 – DZBB established as the first AM radio station and was known as "Bisig Bayan".
August 1 – Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao region was first created through Republic Act No. 6734 (the Organic Act).
August 13-15 – A hostage crisis at the Davao Metropolitan District Command Center (Davao Metrodiscom) occurred, perpetrated by the group of inmates led by Felipe Pugoy and Mohammad Nazir Samparani which resulted to the death of 5 hostages and all 16 inmates.
September 28 – Former President Ferdinand Marcos dies in an inter-organ failure at his hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii.
December 1-9 – A coup d'etat against the government of Philippine President Corazon Aquino was staged by members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines belonging to the Reform the Armed Forces Movement (RAM) and soldiers loyal to former President Ferdinand Marcos led by Colonel Gregorio Honasan, General Edgardo Abenina, and retired General Jose Ma. Zumel.
January 9 – Fely Irvine
January 12 – Arci Muñoz, actress and commercial model
Rich Asuncion, actress
RJ Padilla, actor
January 25 – Yasmien Kurdi, actress, singer and mother
January 29 – Dawn Chang, member of Girltrends
February 5 – Cristine Reyes, Filipina actress
February 7 – Wendy Tabusalla
February 11 – Lovi Poe, actress and singer
February 14 – Paul Lee, basketball player
March 3 – Sef Cadayona, actor
March 7 – Gerald Anderson (Born Gerald Randolph Opsima Anderson Jr.), Filipino American actor (The Former Loveteam of Kim Chiu in 4 years "2006-2010" and Sarah Geronimo in 1 year "2011-2012" and Former Relationship of Maja Salvador in 2 years In their Break-up "2013-2015").
April 2 – Danita Paner, Filipina singer and actress
April 26 – Nikko Ramos, filipino DJ of Magic 89.9 and presenter basketball of UAAP on ABS-CBN Sports and Action of ABS-CBN Sports.
May 15 – Stephan Palla, football player
May 17 – Kris Bernal, actress
May 27 – Yam Concepcion, actress
June 8 – Tomas Trigo, football player
July 2 – Emman Monfort, basketball player
July 12 – Xian Lim (Born Alexander Xian Cruz Lim Uy), Chinese-Filipino actor (The Loveteam of Kim Chiu as "KimXi")
July 16 – Samantha Nierras, football player
July 20 – Rayver Cruz, actor and Dancer
August 2 – Raymond Almazan, basketball player.
August 18 – Nikki Bacolod, actress and singer
August 22 – Chariz Solomon, actress
September 21 – Jef Gaitan, actress
September 24 – Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015
September 27 – Robi Domingo, actor
October 2 – Janine Gutierrez, actress
October 19 – Janine Tugonon, Miss Universe 2012, 1st runner–up
November 5 – Enchong Dee (Born Ernest Lorenzo Velasquez-Dee) (Younger Brother of AJ Dee), actor and former De La Salle Green Archers swimmer
November 6 – Shaina Magdayao, actress
November 12 – Gino M. Santos, director and producer
November 15 – Jona, singer
November 20 – Edgar Allan Guzman, actor
November 26 – Angeline Quinto, actress and singer
November 30 – LA Revilla, basketball player
December 11 – Sam Pinto, actress
December 30 – Sabrina, singer
January 27 – Bayani Casimiro, Sr., Filipino dancer (b. 1918)
April 21 – James N. Rowe, United States Army officer (b. 1938)
September 28 – Ferdinand Marcos, President of the Philippines (b. 1917)
1989 in the Philippines Wikipedia
1989 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1989.