Sunday 6 September 2009

The class of 1989: planning a reunion?

Planning a reunion for the class of 1989?

If you graduated college, left university or changed schools in 1989, 'the Class of 1989' domain ( is NOW ON OFFER!

Interested? Please contact me (top right).

Find old friends from the Class of 1989 or perhaps reconnect with fellow '80 graduates in the year that ...

The Berlin Wall fell after 28 years of division between East and West.

Satellite TV network Sky was launched.

Mike Tyson defeated Frank Bruno to retain the heavyweight title of the world.

Liverpool beat Everton 3-2 to win the FA Cup, but the Hillsborough Stadium disaster made it was a tragic year for football, claiming the lives of 94 football fans.

The Chinese Army turned on student demonstrators in Tiananmen Square.

England enjoyed the hottest summer since 1976.

Superpowers America and Russia declared an end to the Cold War.

Just a few of my favourite singles from 1989:

  • Jody Watley with Eric B & Rakim - Friends
  • Malcolm McLaren & The Bootzilla Orchestra featuring Lisa Marie - Something's Jumpin' In Your Shirt
  • Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
  • Aerosmith - Love In An Elevator
  • Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus
  • Roachford - Cuddly Toy (re-issue)
  • Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
  • Stranglers - Grip '89 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) (remix)
  • Hue & Cry - Looking For Linda
  • Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians - What I Am
  • Morrissey - Last Of The Famous International Playboys
  • Simple Minds - Belfast Child

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