- The first episodes of the Simpsons were shown.
- 1 gallon of gas cost 97 cents.
- US postage stamps were one quarter.
- George Bush Senior became president of the United States.
- The Mirage Hotel and Casino opened in Las Vegas.
- The Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil off of Alaska's shoreline.
- Nintendo began selling Gameboy.
- An earthquake, 7.1 on the Ritcher scale, hit San Francisco.
- Popular movies were Batman, Lethal Weapon 2, The Little Mermaid, Driving Miss Daisy, Dead Poets Society, Honey I Shrunk the Kids and License to Kill
- Duran Duran, Prince, Phil Collins, Madonna, Cher, New Kids On The Block, Paula Abdul and Garth Brooks were popular musicians.
- A few of the most watched television shows were Baywatch, Married With Children, Matlock, The Cosby Show, Cheers, Growing Pains and The Golden Girls.
|Happy Birthday Casey. YOU are the best thing|
that happened to our family in 1989 and we love you!