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13 Incredible Things That Happened In 1989

It really was the best of times.

1. The World Wide Web was invented!

2. The Berlin Wall came down.

3. The very first episode of The Simpsons aired.

4. A 4,400-year-old mummy was discovered.

5. The first GPS satellite went into orbit.

6. One word: Seinfeld.

7. Nintendo came out with the Game Boy.

8. These three recording artists went home with Moonmen:

Madonna: Best Direction for her video "Express Yourself"

Paula Abdul: Best Choreography and Best Dance Video (along with two more!)

Guns N' Roses: Best Heavy Metal Video

It was a good year for music.

9. The Little Mermaid became part of our world.

10. The first broadcast of high-definition television aired in Japan.

11. Top grossing movie of 1989? Batman!

12. The Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize.

13. Wind Beneath My Wings was the wind beneath our wings.

Taylor Swift was born into the world under a glorious double rainbow (just guessing).

Channel your inner T. Swift, and try her new fragrance to experience more incredible things!