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1989: Day by Day Episode guide

  1. 3rd January 1990

    In Panama, General Noriega gives himself up to US forces.

    First broadcast: 03 Jan 2010

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  2. 2nd January 1990

    Reorganisation begins in Romania as fledgling political parties take shape.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2010

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  3. 1st January 1990

    Gorbachev and Bush welcome a new decade.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2010

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  4. 31st December 1989

    A new Europe sees in a new year.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2009

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  5. 30th December 1989

    The lavish home of Romanian dictator Ceausescu is revealed to the world.

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2009

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  6. 29th December 1989

    Playwright Vaclav Havel is elected president of Czechoslovakia.

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2009

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  7. 28th December 1989

    Jimi Hendrix is deployed against General Noriega.

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2009

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  8. 27th December 1989

    The world comes to Romania's aid.

    First broadcast: 27 Dec 2009

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  9. 26th December 1989

    Romania buries its dead.

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2009

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  10. 25th December 1989

    Ceausescu and his wife are executed in Romania.

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2009

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  11. 24th December 1989

    General Noriega is surrounded as he seeks refuge in Panama.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2009

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  12. 23rd December 1989

    Intense fighting continues in Romania.

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2009

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  13. 22nd December 1989

    Romanian President Ceausescu is caught as he tries to escape.

    First broadcast: 22 Dec 2009

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  14. 21st December 1989

    Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu is booed in public.

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2009

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  15. 20th December 1989

    US forces looking for General Noriega invade Panama.

    First broadcast: 20 Dec 2009

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  16. 19th December 1989

    Serious unrest is reported in Romania, with hundreds massacred.

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2009

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  17. 18th December 1989

    Troops have fired on protestors in Romania.

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2009

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  18. 17th December 1989

    Labour select Peter Mandelson to stand as an MP.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2009

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  19. 16th December 1989

    East Germany discusses what do to after dismantling the Stasi.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2009

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  20. 15th December 1989

    Soviet human rights campaigner Andrei Sakharov dies.

    First broadcast: 15 Dec 2009

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  21. 14th December 1989

    Chile elects a civilian president to replace Augusto Pinochet.

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2009

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  22. 13th December 1989

    President FW de Klerk meets with Nelson Mandela.

    First broadcast: 13 Dec 2009

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  23. 12th December 1989

    US secretary of state James Baker meets East Germany's de facto leader Hans Modrow.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2009

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  24. 11th December 1989

    The forced repatriation of the Vietnamese Boat People begins.

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2009

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  25. 10th December 1989

    Czechoslovakia's first non-communist majority government in 41 years is sworn in.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2009

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  26. 9th December 1989

    Mikhail Gorbachev warns that the Communist Party faces the threat of extinction.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2009

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  27. 8th December 1989

    East Germany elects a new leader amid fears the country is sliding into lawlessness.

    First broadcast: 08 Dec 2009

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  28. 7th December 1989

    The Czech prime minister Ladislav Adamec resigns.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2009

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  29. 6th December 1989

    East Germany's leader Egon Krenz resigns.

    First broadcast: 06 Dec 2009

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  30. 5th December 1989

    Mrs Thatcher faces her first leadership challenge.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2009

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