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1989 Historical Events

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41st President:
George H. W. Bush

Served from January 20, 1989 to January 20, 1993 (4 years)
World Series Winner:
Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)

Defeated the Oakland Athletics (AL) with a record of 4-1
Super Bowl XXIII Winner:
San Francisco 49ers

Defeated the Cincinnati Bengals with a score of 20-16
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
Mikhail Gorbachev

Ruptured tanker Exxon Valdez sends 11 million gallons of crude oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound
(March 24, 1989)


For 1989 movies, Batman came out on top. It grossed over $251,188,924 to make it the most popular movie of 1989. Among 1989 TV shows, The Cosby Show was the most popular for the year.


Top Movies from 1989

  • Batman
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • Look Who's Talking
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Driving Miss Daisy

Top Songs from 1989

  • Look Away, Chicago
  • My Prerogative, Bobby Brown
  • Every Rose Has Its Thorn, Poison
  • Straight Up, Paula Abdul
  • Miss You Much, Janet Jackson
  • Cold Hearted, Paula Abdul
  • Wind Beneath My Wings, Bette Midler
  • Girl You Know Its True, Milli Vanilli

Billboard Top Songs from 1989

All of the 1989 hits below topped the 1989 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1989 top songs?

1.ChicagoLook Away
2.Bobby BrownMy Prerogative
3.PoisonEvery Rose Has Its Thorn
4.Paula AbdulStraight Up
5.Janet JacksonMiss You Much
6.Paula AbdulCold Hearted
7.Bette MidlerWind Beneath My Wings
8.Milli VanilliGirl You Know Its True
9.Will To PowerBaby, I Love Your Way-Freebird
10.Anita BakerGiving You The Best That I Got
11.Richard MarxRight Here Waiting
12.Boy Meets GirlWaiting For A Star To Fall
13.Debbie GibsonLost In Your Eyes
14.Gloria EstefanDon't Wanna Lose You
16.Milli VanilliGirl I'm Gonna Miss You
17.RoxetteThe Look
18.Fine Young CannibalsShe Drives Me Crazy
19.Bobby BrownOn Our Own
20.Phil CollinsTwo Hearts
21.Milli VanilliBlame It On The Rain
22.RoxetteListen To Your Heart
23.Bon JoviI'll Be There For You
24.Simply RedIf You Don't Know Be By Now
25.MadonnaLike A Prayer
26.New Kids On The BlockI'll Be Loving You (Forever)
27.BreatheHow Can I Fall?
28.Milli VanilliBaby Don't Forget My Number
29.MartikaToy Solider
30.Paula AbdulForever Your Girl
31.Mike and The MechanicsThe Living Years
32.The BanglesEternal Flame
33.Tone LocWild Thing
34.Bad EnglishWhen I See You Smile
35.CherIf I Could Turn Back Time
36.Neneh CherryBuffalo Stance
37.SheriffWhen I'm With You
38.Taylor DayneDon't Rush Me
39.Bon JoviBorn To Be My Baby
40.Fine Young CannibalsGood Thing
41.Sheena EastonThe Lover In Me
42.Young M.C.Bust A Move
43.Great WhiteOnce Bitten, Twice Shy
45.Michael DamianRock On
46.Jody WatleyReal Love
47.B-52'sLove Shack
48.Bobby BrownEvery Little Step
49.New Kids On The BlockHangin' Tough
50.Rod StewartMy Heart Can't Tell You No
51.Love and RocketsSo Alive
52.New Kids On The BlockYou Got It (The Right Stuff)
53.Def LeppardArmageddon It
54.Richard MarxSatisfied
55.MadonnaExpress Yourself
56.DinoI Like It
57.Donny OsmondSoldier Of Love
58.Tears For FearsSowing The Seeds Of Love
60.White LionWhen The Children Cry
61.Skid Row18 And Life
62.Duran DuranI Don't Want Your Love
63..38 SpecialSecond Chances
64.Karyn WhiteThe Way You Love Me
65.Tone LocFunky Cold Medina
66.BanglesIn Your Room
67.Natalie ColeMiss You Like Crazy
68.CureLove Song
69.Karyn WhiteSecret Rendesvous
70.Jeff Healey BandAngel Eyes
71.Guns N' RosesPatience
72.Eddie MoneyWalk On Water
73.New Kids On The BlockCover Girl
74.Guns N' RosesWelcom To The Jungle
75.SurfaceShower Me With Your Love
77.Lita FordClose My Eyes Forever
78.TiffanyAll This Time
79.Cher and Peter CeteraAfter All
80.Bobby BrownRoni
81.AerosmithLove In An Elevator
82.Bon JoviLay Your Hands On Me
83.When In RomeThis Promise
84.Edie Brickell and The New BohemiansWhat I Am
85.Boys ClubI Remember Holding You
86.Guns N' RosesParadise City
87.Samantha FoxIwanna Have Some Fun
88.Rick AstleyShe Wants To Dance With Me
89.Vanessa WilliamsDreamin'
90.BabyfaceIt's No Crime
91.Alice CooperPoison
92.Donna SummerThis Time I Know It's For Real
93.Michael JacksonSmooth Criminal
94.Deon EstusHeavan Help Me
95.Bobby BrownRock Wit'cha
96.Sa-fireThinking Of You
97.ExposeWhat You Don't Know
98.Ann Wilson and Robin ZanderSurrender To Me
99.Don HenleyThe End Of The Innocence
100.Soul II SoulKeep On Movin'

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1989


  1. Jennifer
  2. Michelle
  3. Lisa
  4. Kimberly
  5. Amy


  1. Michael
  2. James
  3. David
  4. John
  5. Robert

Class of 1989 Yearbook

Class of 1989 Reunion

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Class of 1989: If are part of the 1989 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit® to find old friends from the class of 1989 and reconnect with fellow class of '89 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1989 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1989, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

If you did not graduate in the class of 1989, try the Class of 1988 or the Class of 1990.