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EVENTS IN HISTORY 1989
JAN 01 – The North American Free Trade Agreement comes into effect
JAN 11 – Outgoing US President Ronald Reagan delivers his farewell speech to Congress
JAN 13 – New York Subway shooter Bernard Geotz receives a 1 year prison sentence and a $5000 fine for shooting four would be attackers in 1984
JAN 20 – George H. W. Bush is sworn in as the 41st President of The United States
JAN 22 – The San Francisco 49ers win Super Bowl XXIII, defeating the Cincinnati Bengals
FEB 07 – The 101st US Congress rejects a 51% pay raise for itself, federal judges, and other high-ranking US officials
FEB 10 – Ron Brown becomes the first African-American to head a major US political party when he is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee
FEB 14 – The first GPS Satellite is placed into orbit
MAR 03 – Robert McFarland, former National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan, is fined $20,000 and given 1 years probation for misleading Congress during the Iran-Contra Affair
MAR 04 – Time, Inc. and Warner Communications announce plans to merge
MAR 14 – US President George H. W. Bush bands the importation of certain guns deemed assault weapons into The United States
MAR 24 – The Exxon Valdez oil tanker spills 240,000 barrels of oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound
MAR 29Rain Main, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, wins the Academy Award for best picture at the 61st Annual Awards ceremony
APR 01 – The National League in baseball makes history when Bill White becomes the first African-American to head a major league in sports
MAY 01 – Disney-MGM Studios opens at Walt Disney World
MAY 04 – Lt. Colonel Oliver North is found guilty of 3 charges related to the Iran-Contra Affair and acquitted of 9
JUN 13 – The Detroit Pistons defeat the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA Finals
JUN 23BATMAN opens to a record setting $40+ million dollars in it’s first weekend
JUL 05Sienfeld debuts
JUL 05 – Lt. Colonel Oliver North receives a $15,000 fine and a suspended two-year sentence with 3 years probation and 1200 hours of community service for his involvement in the Iran-Contra Affair
JUL 17– The B-2 Stealth Bomber makes it’s maiden flight
AUG 08 – General Colin Powell is nominated as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making him the 1st African-American to hold that post
AUG 22 – Nolan Ryan pitches his 5,000 strikeout, making him the first MLB pitcher to do so
AUG 24 – Pete Rose is banned from baseball following allegations of gambling
SEP 21 – Hurricane Hugo hits South Carolina causing $7 billion in damages
OCT 12 – The Flag Protection Act of 1989 is passed by the US Congress and becomes law on October 28th without the signature of President George H. W. Bush
OCT 26 – Paul Tagliabue is elected NFL Commissioner by the owners
OCT 28 – The Oakland Athletics defeat the San Francisco Giants to win the World Series
NOV 02 – North ant South Dakota celebrate their 100th Birthdays
NOV 07 – Virginia elects the first African-American Governor, Douglas Wilder, in The United States
NOV 08 – The minimum wage in the US is increased from $3.35 per hour to $4.25 by April 1991 after congress passes a bill that would be signed by President George H. W. Bush on November 17th
NOV 09 – The Berlin Wall is brought down
NOV 19 – The US Soccer Team qualifies for the 1990 FIFA World Cup, the first time in 40 years
DEC 12 – Leona Helmsley is given a 4 year prison term and fined $7.2 million for tax evasion
DEC 20 – The United States launches Operation Just Cause and an invasion of Panama in order to overthrow Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega
SOURCE: Wikipedia

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BILLBOARD TOP 100 OF 1989

1 Look Away Chicago
2 My Prerogative Bobby Brown
3 Every Rose Has Its Thorn Poison
4 Straight Up Paula Abdul
5 Miss You Much Janet Jackson
6 Cold Hearted Paula Abdul
7 Wind Beneath My Wings Bette Midler
8 Girl You Know It’s True Milli Vanilli
9 Baby, I Love Your Way-Freebird Will To Power
10 Giving You The Best That I Got Anita Baker
11 Right Here Waiting Richard Marx
12 Waiting For A Star To Fall Boy Meets Girl
13 Lost In Your Eyes Debbie Gibson
14 Don’t Wanna Lose You Gloria Estefan
15 Heaven Warrant
16 Girl I’m Gonna Miss You Milli Vanilli
17 The Look Roxette
18 She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals
19 On Our Own Bobby Brown
20 Two Hearts Phil Collins
21 Blame It On The Rain Milli Vanilli
22 Listen To Your Heart Roxette
23 I’ll Be There For You Bon Jovi
24 If You Don’t Know Be By Now Simply Red
25 Like A Prayer Madonna
26 I’ll Be Loving You (Forever) New Kids On The Block
27 How Can I Fall? Breathe
28 Baby Don’t Forget My Number Milli Vanilli
29 Toy Soliders Martika
30 Forever Your Girl Paula Abdul
31 The Living Years Mike and The Mechanics
32 Eternal Flame Bangles
33 Wild Thing Tone Loc
34 When I See You Smile Bad English
35 If I Could Turn Back Time Cher
36 Buffalo Stance Neneh Cherry
37 When I’m With You Sheriff
38 Don’t Rush Me Taylor Dayne
39 Born To Be My Baby Bon Jovi
40 Good Thing Fine Young Cannibals
41 The Lover In Me Sheena Easton
42 Bust A Move Young M.C.
43 Once Bitten, Twice Shy Great White
44 Batdance Prince
45 Rock On Michael Damian
46 Real Love Jody Watley
47 Love Shack B-52’s
48 Every Little Step Bobby Brown
49 Hangin’ Tough New Kids On The Block
50 My Heart Can’t Tell You No Rod Stewart
51 So Alive Love and Rockets
52 You Got It (The Right Stuff) New Kids On The Block
53 Armageddon It Def Leppard
54 Satisfied Richard Marx
55 Express Yourself Madonna
56 I Like It Dino
57 Soldier Of Love Donny Osmond
58 Sowing The Seeds Of Love Tears For Fears
59 Cherish Madonna
60 When The Children Cry White Lion
61 18 And Life Skid Row
62 I Don’t Want Your Love Duran Duran
63 Second Chances .38 Special
64 The Way You Love Me Karyn White
65 Funky Cold Medina Tone Loc
66 In Your Room Bangles
67 Miss You Like Crazy Natalie Cole
68 Love Song Cure
69 Secret Rendesvous Karyn White
70 Angel Eyes Jeff Healey Band
71 Patience Guns N’ Roses
72 Walk On Water Eddie Money
73 Cover Girl New Kids On The Block
74 Welcome To The Jungle Guns N’ Roses
75 Shower Me With Your Love Surface
76 Stand R.E.M.
77 Close My Eyes Forever Lita Ford
78 All This Time Tiffany
79 After All Cher and Peter Cetera
80 Roni Bobby Brown
81 Love In An Elevator Aerosmith
82 Lay Your Hands On Me Bon Jovi
83 This Promise When In Rome
84 What I Am Edie Brickell and The New Bohemians
85 I Remember Holding You Boys Club
86 Paradise City Guns N’ Roses
87 Iwanna Have Some Fun Samantha Fox
88 She Wants To Dance With Me Rick Astley
89 Dreamin’ Vanessa Williams
90 It’s No Crime Babyface
91 Poison Alice Cooper
92 This Time I Know It’s For Real Donna Summer
93 Smooth Criminal Michael Jackson
94 Heavan Help Me Deon Estus
95 Rock Wit’cha Bobby Brown
96 Thinking Of You Sa-fire
97 What You Don’t Know Expose
98 Surrender To Me Ann Wilson and Robin Zander
99 The End Of The Innocence Don Henley
100 Keep On Movin’ Soul II Soul
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