1989: The Year of Tendulkar in Pictures

by Devanshu Mehta

Some facts, to help you gain an appreciation for just how long Tendulkar has been at this (see also: India Since Tendulkar):

Fall of the Berlin Wall

Fall of the Berlin Wall, years before Dravid's debut

Ayatollah Khomeini dies

Ayatollah Khomeini dies in Iran

Rain Man wins Best Picture at the Oscars

Rain Man wins Best Picture at the Oscars

The Tiananmen Square Massacre

The Tiananmen Square Massacre (that "did not happen")

Rajiv Gandhi loses re-election to VP Singh

Rajiv Gandhi loses re-election to VP Singh in India

The first full-length episodes of The Simpsons

The first full-length episodes of The Simpsons

The original Nintendo GameBoy is released

The original Nintendo GameBoy is released

Seinfeld Premieres

Seinfeld Premieres

Nicholae Ceausescu and wife are executed

Nicholae Ceausescu and wife are executed

Maine Pyar Kiya, Ram Lakhan and Tridev took the Bollywood box office by storm

Maine Pyar Kiya, Ram Lakhan and Tridev took the Bollywood box office by storm

Milli-Vanilli let us down, but Sachin didn't.

Milli-Vanilli let us down, but Sachin didn't.

The first Batman movie is the highest grossing movie in the USA

The first Batman movie is the highest grossing movie in the USA

Fatwa issued for Salman Rushdie

Fatwa issued for Salman Rushdie

Time, Warner merge to become Time-Warner

Time, Warner merge to become Time-Warner

Russian army pulls out of Afghanistan

Russian army pulls all troops out of Afghanistan

Jaspal Bhatti's Flop Show on Doordarshan

Jaspal Bhatti's Flop Show on Doordarshan

Daniel Radcliffe, future Harry Potter, is born

Daniel Radcliffe, future Harry Potter, is born

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar makes his debut against Pakistan

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar makes his debut against Pakistan

 

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