Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1989.
- Jerkov is thrown out of the Russian army.
- Tetsuo is charged with violent assault after chopping the fingers off a chef and feeding them to him.
- Jack Howitzer's film career begins to slowly decline from this point on.
- Katie Zhan begins working as a nurse.
- The Truth meets and becomes friends with Dwaine and Jethro at the '89 San Fierro Love-In, based on the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco.
- Big Smoke moves to Idlewood.
- Albert Lawson is arrested for assault.
- Lester Arnold is arrested for assault.
- Joseph Johnson is arrested for assault.
- Gavin Finkle is arrested for assault.
- Billy Grey is arrested for murder.
- Brian Jeremy is arrested for murder.
- Ray Bulgarin is arrested for human trafficking.
- Dwayne Forge is arrested for burglary: Illegal entry with criminal intent.
- Jayvon Simson is arrested for possession controlled substance: Crack Cocaine.
- Sonny Honorato is arrested for manslaughter.
- Vincent Lupisella is arrested for racketeering.
- Susiside is born.
- Poppy Mitchell is born in the Midwest.
- Frank Mathers marries his first unnamed wife.
- Trevor Philips' Duster is manufactured.
- The movie 'The Redeemer' was produced by Dreyfuss productions.