In the capsule today…
We find the sudden and shocking demise of the Berlin Wall after a series of revolutions in nearby Eastern Bloc countries. The official reunification of East and West Germany came a year later.
We find an animated Disney film in theaters. A mermaid Princess named Ariel, falls in love with a human prince named Eric. This leads her to make a deal with an evil sea witch in… “The Little Mermaid.”
And we find a song by Phil Collins hitting number one on the charts. “Two Hearts” was written for the film "Buster." Phil Collins appears in the movie, playing train robber Buster Edwards. The film itself was a bust at the box office.
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1989!