1989 MiniBook: 30th Birthday or Anniversary Gift
Take a trip down memory lane with this look back at 1989. “Batman” was the blockbuster film while “The Simpsons” and “Seinfeld” premiered on TV; “The Little Mermaid” marked a return to critical and box office success for Disney animated feature films. Madonna topped the pop charts with “Like a Prayer” and Michael Jackson was officially crowned the “King of Pop”; George H.W. Bush was sworn in as the 41st U.S. President; students launched a protest for greater democracy in Tiananmen Square, China; the Exxon Valdez spilled millions of gallons of oil in Alaska; Pete Rose was banned from baseball for life amid accusations that he bet on games; Britain’s Princess Di was a style icon, and small mobile phones became a thing.