One day back in 1989 radically changed the course of history and the lives of millions of people. For artists and musicians, November 9th also served as an inspiration for their creativity.
The fall of the Berlin Wall is one of those days that people reminisce over: Where were you and what were you doing when the wall fell? We collected some of our user reactions to the events of November 9, 1989.
German students are often unable to differentiate between democracy and dictatorship, according to the director of the Berlin Wall Foundation. His remarks coincided with the remembrance of the wall's 1961 construction.
A monument honoring the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification has been stopped after years of planning. Following nine years of delays, it was finally deemed too expensive.
Former East German official Günter Schabowski, who accidentally announced the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989, has died. He said the wall was open hours ahead of the official release and caused a political storm.
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