The following events occurred in the year 1989:
Individuals that start Hogwarts
- Lee Jordan
- Alicia Spinnet
- Patricia Stimpson
- Kenneth Towler
- Fred Weasley
- George Weasley
- Roger Davies
- Cedric Diggory
- Angelina Johnson
Individuals that Graduate from Hogwarts
Behind the scenes
- 22 February Actress Charlotte Skeoch who portrays Hannah Abbott is born
- 13 March: Actor Harry Melling, who portrays Dudley Dursley, is born to Joanna Melling.
- 27 June: Actor Matthew Lewis, who portrays Neville Longbottom, is born to Adrian and Lynda Lewis.
- 21 July Actor Jamie Waylett who portrays Vincent Crabbe is born
- 23 July: Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who portrays Harry Potter, is born to Marcia and Alan Radcliffe.
- 21 August Actor Robert Knox who portrays Marcus Belby born he died in 2008
- 1 October Actor Louis Cordice who portrays Blaise Zabini is born
- 18 November Actor Luke Youngblood who portrays Lee Jordan is born
- Actor Kenneth Branagh who portrays Gilderoy Lockhart in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, marries Emma Thompson who portrays Sybill Trelawney in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.