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1989 in the Philippines

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1989 in the Philippines
Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

1989 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1989.

Contents

Incumbents

  • 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
  • Events

  • 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.
  • Births

  • January 9 – Fely Irvine
  • January 12 – Arci Muñoz, actress and commercial model
  • January 22
  • 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
  • Deaths

  • 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)
  • References

    1989 in the Philippines Wikipedia


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