Friday June 2, 1989
This day in 30 sec.
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 2, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stephan Bender and Draegast .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Rock On by Michael Damian.
In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits.
Vice Academy, directed by Rick Sloane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989
while The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Split Ends.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avalon: The Legend Lives or East vs. West: Berlin 1948.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 June 1989
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1989 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Stephan Bender
- Draegast : YouTube Star.
- Willy Moon: Rock Singer.
- Freddy Adu: Ghanaian-born American soccer player.
- Michael Dunigan: American basketball player.
- Ted a'Beckett: Australian cricketer and lawyer (d. 1989).
- Dead Poets Society starring Robin Williams, premieres
- 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens protecting students demonstrating for democracy in Tiananmen Square, Beijing
- 14 year old Scott Isaacs spells spoliator to win 1989 Spelling Bee
- Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman marries Mandy Smith.
- Fourteen-year old Scott Isaacs spells "spoliator" to win US National Spelling Bee.
- Cincinnati Reds player Eric Davis hits for the cycle.
- Sōsuke Uno succeeds Noboru Takeshita as Prime Minister of Japan.
- The Ayatollah Khomeini dies in Iran.
- Fighting breaks out in the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic between ethnic Uzbeks and the Turkish minority more than 100 people are dead by June 15.
- The SkyDome (now known as Rogers Centre) is opened in Toronto.
- The Tiananmen Square massacre takes place in Beijing on the army's approach to the square, and the final stand-off in the square is covered live on television.
- Solidarity's victory in Polish elections is the first of many anti-communist revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe in 1989.
- Ufa train disaster: A natural gas explosion near Ufa, Russia kills 645 as 2 trains passing each other throw sparks near a leaky pipeline.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1989 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Damian - Rock On
- Donny Osmond - Soldier Of Love
- Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
- Guns N' Roses - Patience
- New Kids On The Block - I'll Be Loving You (Forever)
- Bobby Brown - Every Little Step
- Jody Watley - Real Love
- Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Lita Ford - Close My Eyes Forever
Top #10 R&B songs
- Natalie Cole - Miss You Like Crazy
- Atlantic Starr - My First Love
- De La Soul - Me Myself And I
- Mr. D.J. - Joyce "Fenderella" Irby
- Slick Rick - Children's Story
- The O'Jays - Have You Had Your Love Today
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Little Jackie Wants To Be A Star
- Tony Toni Tone - For The Love Of You
- Grady Harrell - Sticks And Stones
- BeBe & CeCe Winans - Lost Without You
Top #10 Latin songs
- La Incondicional - Luis Miguel
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - BAILA MI RUMBA
- AMANDOTE Y SONANDOTE - Braulio
- Como Tu - Jose Jose
- Ya No Puedo Volver Contigo - Marisela
- MALA SUERTE - Vikki Carr
- Este Ritmo Se Baila Asi - Chayanne
- Asi Fue - Isabel Pantoja
- Solo Con Un Beso - Ricardo Montaner
- Ana Gabriel - Simplemente Amigos
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?