Current events from the year 1989  

  • Driving Miss Daisy wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
  • Top songs in 1989: Two Hearts by Phil Collins; We Didn't Start the Fire by Billy Joel; Blame It On the Rain by Milli Vanilli
  • On Television in 1989: Doogie Howser, M.D; The Simpsons; Murphy Brown; Designing Women
  • Cost of a loaf of bread: $0.67/loaf