1989

  • 1989.0000 Julia Burton's dissertation

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    During 1989, a Media Studies student in Britain, Julia Burton, prepares a dissertation entitled “Press coverage of the subject of UFOs”.

     

     

     

  • 1989.0000 Movie “Communion”

     

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    “Communion”
    The movieCommunion” was based on the book by Whitley Strieber. Starring Christopher Walken. Directed by Philippe Mora.

     

     

     

  • 1989.0000 Richard Branson's hoax

     

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    Richard Branson's hoax
    During 1989, Richard Branson arranges for a balloon made to look like a spaceship appear over the M25 motorway in Britain.

     

     

     

  • 1989.0400 SETI protocol

     

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    SETI protocol
    During April 1989, the International Academy of Astronautics endorses a draft agreement (entitled the “Declaration of Principles Concerning Activities Following the Detection of Extraterrestrial Intelligence”) prepared by a special subcommittee of the SETI Committee which sets out principles for any individual, public and private research institute, or governmental agency that believes it has detected a signal from extraterrestrial intelligence. (Commonly referred to as “the SETI protocol”).

     

     

  • 1989.0507 Kalahari Desert crash

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    On 7 May 1989, there was an alleged crash in Central Kalahari Desert, Botswana allegedly involving the South African Air Force and James Van Greunen. (Commonly referred to as “the Kalahari Incident”).

     

     

     

  • 1989.0600 Vallee's arguments against ET

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    During June 1989, Jacques Vallee presents a paper entitled “Five Arguments Against the Extraterrestrial Origin of Unidentified Flying Objects” to the conference for the Society for Scientific Exploration.

     

     

     

  • 1989.0728 Kasputin Yar missile base

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    There was a sighting report at Russian Army missile base in the district of Kasputin Yar, Astrakhan Region, Russia during night of 28-29 July 1989.

     

     

     

  • 1989.0920 “Unsolved Mysteries” on Roswell

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    On 20 September 1989, NBC broadcasts an episode of “Unsolved Mysteries” with 30 minute segment on Roswell. Stanton T Friedman acted as technical advisor.

     

     

     

  • 1989.0927 Voronezh, Russia landing

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    On 27 September 1989, there was an alleged UFO landing in a park in Voronezh, Russia.

    This incident is Case 83 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 34 of the books covered by that article.

     

     

  • 1989.1111 Robert Lazar TV interview

     

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    On 11 November 1989, Robert Lazar was identified and interviewed on KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, having appeared in broadcasts since May 1989 under the pseudonum “Dennis”. Lazar claims to have examined the propulsion system of a UFO at Area S-4, a companion site of Area 51. (Area 51 is also commonly referred as “Dreamland”, “Paradise Ranch” and “the Groom Lake facility”.)

     

     

  • 1989.1129 Belgium radar/visuals

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    On 29 November 1989, there were UFO radar/visual sightings at Eupen, Belgium. This was one of a number of reports in Belgium from October 1989 to late 1990, often involving descriptions of a large triangle.

    This incident is Case 40 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 59 of the books covered by that article.

    This incident came second in an online poll conducted in March/April 2006 by Paul Kimball of “the UFO case with the ‘best evidence’ ever”.

    This incident featured in a document (“the Rockefeller Briefing Document”) endorsed by Dr Mark Rodeghier (President of CUFOS), Richard Hall (Chairman of FUFOR) and Walter Andrus (President of MUFON) as containing “the best available evidence for the existence of UFOs”.

    This incident has also featured in a list of cases produced by British ufologist Nick Pope for the Fortean Times in 2007 as part of a survey of various researchers of the ten cases from 1947 onwards that interested them the most.

    This incident has also featured in a list of cases produced by British ufologist Gary Heseltine for the Fortean Times in 2007 as part of a survey of various researchers of the ten cases from 1947 onwards that interested them the most.

     

  • 1989.1130 “Linda Cortile” abduction

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    On 30 November 1989, the alleged abduction of “Linda Cortile” (a pseudonym for Linda Napolitano) occurred in downtown Manhattan, New York City early in the morning.

    This incident is Case 53 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 53 of the books covered by that article. 

     

     

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