We all get a little nostalgic for the songs of our youth (us included!), and so we've decided to put together a list of totally danceable tracks that rocked your world in the year you graduated from high school, beginning with 1989. We'll be compiling the top songs of the last 20 years over the next few weeks, stay tuned to see if your favorite back in the day jam makes the list! Yes, before you ask, all featured tracks are just about guaranteed to get wedding guests out on the dance floor.

Notable 1989 events:

  • George H. W. Bush succeeded Ronald Reagan as the 41st President of the United States.
  • Cold fusion was achieved at the University of Utah
  • Nintendo released its first portable video game system, the Game Boy
  • The fall of the Berlin Wall
  • Rain Man won Best Picture at the 61st Academy Awards

What were you jamming out to in 1989?

Madonna - Like a Prayer

Bobby Brown - My Prerogative

Young MC - Bust a Move

Tone Loc - Funky Cold Medina

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

Bonus guilty pleasure (the song that makes you roll up your windows so you can sing along in the car without worrying someone you know will see you):

Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True