Class of 1989

Welcome, Class of 1989, to your Reunion information page!

Here, you'll find everything you need to know about your your 35th class reunion, taking place during Alumni Weekend 2024, April 5 - 7.

Every five years, your class comes back home to the Homewood campus to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and make new memories. Come back to Baltimore April 5 - 7 and celebrate this milestone with us!


Alumni Weekend 2024 Class Events

Saturday, April 6, 2024

35th Reunion Class Celebration
6:30 – 9:30pm ET
Bloomberg Building


Reunion Committee

Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class.


Class Gift

Your gift empowers our students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Your Class of 1989 has set a goal of 140 donors by April 5, 2024. Make your gift today!

In honor of your reunion milestone, consider a gift of $1,000 or more through The Hopkins Fund Leadership Giving Circles. Annual gifts, like those contributed to The Hopkins Fund, collectively provide a key part of JHU’s funding each year and allow students to pursue their dreams and make the most of their Homewood experience. 


1989 - What a year to remember!

President & VP: Ronald Reagan George H.W. Bush
Popular Films: Batman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Lethal Weapon 2, Look Who’s Talking, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Back to the Future Part II, Ghostbusters II, Dead Poets Society, Parenthood
Cost of: Gas ($1.00), Bread ($.67), Milk ($2.30), House ($120,000) 
Average Income: $28,905.97
US Population:  246.8 million
Popular Songs:  "Look Away" by Chicago, "My Prerogative" by Bobby Brown, "Every Rose Has its Thorn" by Poison, "Straight Up" by Paula Abdul, "Miss You Much" by Janet Jackson, "Giving you the Best that I got" by Anita Baker
Popular TV Shows: Roseanne, Cheers, A Different World, The Golden Girls, The Wonder Years, Empty Nest,  Chicken Soup, Who’s the Boss?
Baby Names: Jessica, Ashley, Brittany, Amanda, Sarah,  Michael, Christopher, Matthew, Joshua, David
Sports:  Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers beat the Cincinnati Bengals, World Series: Oakland A’s beat the San Francisco Giants (delayed due to Loma Prieta earthquake), Wayne Gretzky becomes leading scorer in history of the NHL
Other Notable Events: Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World opens to the public for the 1st time, Television show Seinfeld premiers, Nintendo’s Game Boy is released in North America, The Simpsons premieres on FOX, The fall of the Berlin Wall

Got Questions?

We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend 2024, April 5 - 7 as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to or visit our FAQ page.



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1989 Yearbook