Return to 1989: February

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By Paul Stroessner Jr. and Return to the '80s. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Todd, Del, and Paul Return to February 1989 to go over news events, movie releases, and album releases.

News Events

Feb 3 Military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay

Feb 10 Celtic KC Jones & Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall of Fame

Feb 15 Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends

Feb 21 Paul leaves for Navy boot camp at Great Lakes, IL

Feb 22 31st Grammy Awards: Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman

Record of the Year

Linda Goldstein (producer) & Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

Album of the Year

George Michael (producer & artist) for Faith

Song of the Year

Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

Best New Artist

Tracy Chapman

Feb 24 Margaret Ray found in David Letterman's home, claims to be his wife

Feb 25 Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Feb 26 Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career

Feb 28 Memo by Bryant Gumbel criticizing Today Show co-workers becomes public

Movies

February 3 Her Alibi

Who's Harry Crumb?

Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects

February 10 Cousins

The Fly II

February 16 The Mighty Quinn

February 17 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

The `Burbs

True Believer

Music

February 1 The Great Radio Controversy by Tesla

Don't Tell a Soul by The Replacements

February 6 Beyond the Blue Neon by George Strait

Dylan & the Dead by Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead

February 7 As Nasty As They Wanna Be by 2 Live Crew

Blessing in Disguise by Metal Church

Mystery Girl by Roy Orbison

Spike by Elvis Costello

February 20 The Raw and the Cooked by Fine Young Cannibals

Storm the Studio by Meat Beat Manifesto

February 22 Jed by Goo Goo Dolls

February 27 Oranges & Lemons by XTC

February 28 Indigo Girls by Indigo Girls

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