Displaying 1 - 50 of 187 photos from 1989:

Anti-Apartheid protesters sprayed with a water cannon shooting purple dye to mark the demonstrators for arrest. South Africa, 1989.
Fall of the Berlin Wall, November 1989.
An East German soldier passing a flower through the Berlin Wall before it was torn down, 1989
Pink Floyd concert in Venice on 15 July 1989.
Anti communist fighter, Romania 1989
Tanks on the streets of Bucharest during the Romanian revolution, 1989
A young couple pass the time with a lively dance, during the Tiananmen Sqaure protests - 1989
Defying Apartheid laws, Archbishop Desmond Tutu (blue shirt) and his supporters jog across a whites-only beach in Cape Town, South Africa, September 1989.
West Germans face East German border guards at the Brandenburg Gate, 1989.
State security officer "Kippe" (butt of a cigarette) shooting at two guys who wanted to escape to West Berlin, April 8, 1989
A local fisherman inspects a dead California grey whale on the northern shore of Latoucha Island, Alaska, on April 9, 1989 two weeks after the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Ronald Reagan helping in tearing down the Berlin Wall, November 9, 1989
Concorde flying over Djibouti (circa 1988-1989), escorted by French fighter jets since President François Mitterrand was on board. (X-Post from /r/airplanes)
Tens of thousands of East Germans protest against the government of the German Democratic Republic in East Berlin, 1989.
Jianguomenwai Bridge, Beijing, 1989 (Photo: Liu Heung Shing)
French President's Condord escorted by the Air Force over Djibouti (1989)
Sneaking a kiss through Berlin Wall, circa 1989.
The Tiananmen Square tank man stands his ground while protestors flee, June 4, 1989
Anti-Communist civilian fighters along with a Romanian soldier supporting anti-Ceausescu’s activists return fire behind an APC, Romania, 1989
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall." Ronald Reagan at Brandenburg Gate in 1987. One of the many small, yet one of the most iconic steps leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
The last Soviet division leaving Afghanistan, being filmed as it crosses the border, 1989.
Prostitute Katya. Russia. 18 years. Moscow. 1989
Civilian Anti-Communist Fighter Chases Down Secret Police Agents During the Romanian Revolution, December, 1989
President Bush Sr. reacts after stepping on the the toe of first lady Barbra bush while boarding Airforce one at Andrews Airforce base, Maryland, for flight to New Jersey, September 22 1989 [720x848
David Kirby, on his deathbed in Ohio, 1989
The Peaceful Revolution leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall, 1989
People demolishing the Berlin Wall, Berlin, 1989
Couple on a bicycle take cover beneath an underpass as tanks deploy overhead during the Tiananmen Square protests, June 5, 1989
Chuck Berry and Carl Sagan celebrating the success of Voyager 2, 1989.
The controversial concert of the British band Pink Floyd in Venice, July 15 1989
Democratic movements led by students at Tiananmen Square, Beijing, which ended in tragedy, known as the June 4th incident. (April to June 4th, 1989)
Traffic Jam near the Brandenburg Gate as East Germans move into West Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall - 1989
Workers hurry to cover the portrait of Chairman Mao looming above Tiananmen Square after protesters defaced it with paint-filled eggs, May 23, 1989
A student movement leader speaking at Tiananmen Square, during the student-led demonstrations - 1989
Traffic jam at Strasse des 17. Juni in front of the Brandenburg Gate as thousands of East German citizens move into West Berlin after the opening of the wall by the East German government (Nov. 11, 1989).
Goddess of Democracy, Tiananmen Square, taken by Jian Liu, recovered from 60 rolls of film, 1989
Fall of Berlin Wall: 9 November 1989
Romanian soldiers fighting against the government being offered cakes during the Romanian Revolution 1989
Thousands of students in Prague protest the communist regime in November 1989, during the Velvet Revolution, leading to the end of 40 years of communist rule over Czechoslovakia.
Tiananmen Square Incident Uncropped Photo, 1989
Ceaușescu, the communist dictator of Romania, executed with his wife 30 years ago on December 25, 1989, the day after the revolution.
A father comforts his son, David Kirby, on his deathbed in Ohio, 1989. Widely considered the photo that changed the face of AIDS.
Anti-Ceausescu revolutionaries take cover from crossfire during the Romanian Revolution, 1989
Cakes for the soldiers fighting against the Communist regime in Romania, 1989
Romanian soldiers and civilians rising up against the Communist Regime, 1989
Germans celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz, 12 November 1989 by Associated Press
People walk through the aftermath of the crackdown in Tiananmen Square, 1989.
President George HW Bush plays the guitar at inaugural ball. 1989
The Brandenburg Gates traffic jam between East and West Germany shortly after the Fall of the Berlin Wall... (1989) -
Christer Pettersson returns home after being acquitted of the murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, 1989.
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