|<< - 1988|
|World Series Champions:
|Superbowl XXIII Champions:
San Francisco 49ers
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Boris Becker/Steffi Graf
Boris Becker/Steffi Graf
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties, Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:
Christina Applegate, Jennifer Beals, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Debbie Gibson, Melanie Griffith, Daryl Hannah, Rachel Hunter, Kathy Ireland, Kelly LeBrock, Heather Locklear, Elle Macpherson, Madonna, Kate Moss, Tatjana Patitz, Heather Thomas, Christy Turlington, Stephanie Seymour
"If you build it, he will come."
"It keeps going, and going, and going..."
"This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?"
"Cotton. The fabric of our lives"
"Eat My Shorts"
"I'll have what she's having."
"Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary."
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Gretchen Carlson (Anoka, MN)
Gretchen Polhemus (Texas)
Allegations that Major League Baseball star Pete Rose gambled on the Game became public.
The Exxon Valdez oil spill in which the tanker hit Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef and spilled an estimated 11 to 30 million gallons of oil on March 24. The captain, Joseph Hazelwood, was drinking at the time.
Celebrity Murder: Rebecca Schaeffer, star of TV's My Sister Sam, was killed by a stalker who got her address from California's Department of Motor Vehicles. Private information is no longer avaiable from them.
Salmon Rushdie published The Satanic Verses - as Muslin writing the heresy in the book, Ayatollah Khomeini ordered a 'fatwa' on hime - a command ordering followers of the Musalim faith to kill him. The fatwah was lifted in 1998.Noone knows what happened to "Tank Man", who stood in front of government tanks at Tiananmen Square, in China.
|1989 Pop Culture News:
1989 - The Energizer Bunny was introduced to an unsuspecting public, replacing gymnast Mary Lou Retton as the energetic spokesperson.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1989: $675,000
|1st appearances & 1989's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
Tetris, Sega Genesis , Polly Pockets , Nintendo Game Boy, Trolls*
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
2. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
3. Lethal Weapon 2
4. Look Who's Talking
5. Honey, I Shrunk The Kids
6. Back To The Future Part II
7. Ghostbusters II
8. Driving Miss Dasy
10. Dead Poets Society
|1989 Most Popular TV shows
1. The Cosby Show (NBC)
2. Roseanne (ABC)
3. Cheers (NBC)
4. A Different World (NBC)
5. America's Funniest Home Videos (ABC)
6. The Golden Girls (NBC)
7. 60 Minutes (CBS)
8. The Wonder Years (ABC)
9. Empty Nest (NBC)
10. Monday Night Football (ABC)
The biggest Pop Artists of 1989 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 1989:
|Popular Music in 1989 - # 1 Hits of 1989|