* Following Massive protests the Berlin Wall and the East German Government both are dismantled which leads after many years to the reunification of East and West Germany.
* Serial killer Ted Bundy is executed in Florida's electric chair.
* Popular Movies in 1989- Glory, Born on the Fourth of July, My Left Foot, Sex, Lies, and Videotape and Field of Dreams.
* Pro democracy protesters clash with Chinese Security Forces in Tiananmen Square and the pictures of a man taking on a tank are seen on TV news throughout the world. An estimated 3000-7000 are dead from this protest.
* Allegations that Major League Baseball star Pete Rose gambled on the Game became public.
* The Energizer Bunny was introduced to an unsuspecting public, replacing gymnast Mary Lou Retton as the energetic spokesperson for Energizer batteries.
* The ruptured tanker Exxon Valdez sends 11 million gallons of crude oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989.
* First World Wide Web server and browser developed by Tim Berners-Lee (England) while working at CERN.
* 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.
* Pepsi pulls commercial set to Madonna's "Like A Prayer" because religious groups are offended.
* Arsenio Hall becomes first African American to host nightly talk show.
* Another Day In Paradise - Phil Collins
* My Prerogative - Bobby Brown
* Straight Up - Paula Abdul
* Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
* Girl You Know Its True - Milli Vanilli
* Right Here Waiting - Richard Marx
* Don't Want To Lose You - Gloria Estefan
* Heaven Warrant
* She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
* The Look - Roxette
* I'll Be There For You - Bon Jovi
* If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher
* Toy Soldier - Martika
* The Living Years - Mike & The Mechanics
* Like A Prayer - Madonna
* Once Bitten, Twice Shy - Great White
* Hangin' Tough - New Kids On The Block
* Love In An Elevator - Aerosmith
* The Love Shack - B52's