1989 happenings

Do you know these major things that happened in 1989?
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This man becomes president of the USA
George H. W. Bush
This infamous wall is knocked down
Berlin Wall
China cracks down on protests in this city square
Tiananmen Square
Disney releases this film based on a Hans Christian-Anderson story
The Little Mermaid
Margaret Thatcher introduces this new tax
Poll Tax
These two US states celebrate their 100th birthdays
North & South Dakota
Denmark becomes the first country to legalise this
Civil Union
This ship causes a huge oil spill in Alaskan waters
Exxon Valdez
This revolution took place in Czechoslovakia
Velvet Revolution
This leader's body is pulled from his coffin during the hysteria at his funeral
Ayatollah Khomeini
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This 'human crush' tragedy strikes a Sheffield football stadium
Hilsborough Disaster
This country dismantles its nuclear weapons
South Africa
The USA invades this country
Panama
This religious figure is awarded the Nobel Peace Prise
Dalai Lama
This claymation duo was first broadcast in the UK
Wallace & Gromit
This British sci-fi TV series comes to an end
Doctor Who
This American animated TV series begins broadcast
The Simpsons
On Christmas day, these two communist dictators are executed
Nicolae & Elena Ceaușescu
This games console is released
Gameboy
This country wins the Eurovision Song Contest
Yugoslavia
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