Ronald Reagan – 1989
The second term of the Reagan Presidency was clouded by the Iran-Contra scandal and the heightening of Cold War tensions between the U.S. and Soviets. He left office at the age of 78 with some of the highest approval ratings of any President.
George H. W. Bush – 1988
Reagan’s Vice President for both his terms in office, Bush the elder routed Michael Dukakis in the 1988 election.
George H. W. Bush – 1991
Bush’s first couple years in office saw the fall of the Berlin Wall and the invasions of Panama and the first Gulf War.