Friday June 02, 1989

US date format: 6/2/1989, UK date format: 2/6/1989

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 2, 1989). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, directed by William Shatner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989 while Wordstruck by Robert MacNeil was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Split Ends. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Prince of Persia or Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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.

Events

  • 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.
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Movies

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Directed by: William Shatner

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Vice Academy

Vice Academy

Directed by: Rick Sloane

Starring: Linnea Quigley, Ginger Lynn, Karen Russell, Jayne Hamil

Paraya Ghar

Paraya Ghar

Directed by: Kalpataru

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Jaya Prada, Aruna Irani, Madhavi

Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Country: United States of America

Warlock

Warlock

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

TV Series

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Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Tierparkgeschichten

Tierparkgeschichten

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Rivalen der Rennbahn

Days to next June 02

If June 02, 1989 is your birthday you're 31 years, 3 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Wordstruck by Robert MacNeil

Wordstruck

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MacNeil's autobiography re-creates the world of his youth and the experiences that were opened up to him through his love of words.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam

Summer Of '49

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With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a

Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos

Innumeracy

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Why do even well-educated people understand so little about mathematics? And what are the costs of our innumeracy? John Allen Paulos, in his celebrated bestseller first published in 1988, argues that

The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth

The Negotiator

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Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castle Zhagwhar

Castle Zhagwhar

Platform: TRS-80

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Rainbow

Bay Route

Bay Route

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game / Run and gun

Publisher: Sega

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia

Platform: Amiga, Android, Apple II, Atari ST, Dreamcast, FM Towns, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,

Genre: Cinematic platformer Action-adventure

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Mattel Interactive Ubisoft Gameloft

ElectroCop

ElectroCop

Platform: Atari Lynx

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Fire Shark Same! Same! Same!

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/EU Toaplan; NA Romstar; NA Dreamworks; KR Dooyong

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 02, 1989?

On June 02, 1989 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is June 02, 1989?

On June 02, 1989 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 02, 1989?

On June 02, 1989 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 02, 1989?

On June 02, 1989 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 02, 1989?

On June 02, 1989 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 02, 1989?

On June 02, 1989 several famous people were born including, Stephan Bender, Willy Moon, Draegast .

Which famous people died on June 02, 1989?

Famous people died on June 02, 1989 include, Ted a'Beckett.

What was the number one song in June 02, 1989?

The number one song in the week of June 02, 1989 was Rock On by Michael Damian in US and Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan in UK.

What were the top hits on June 02, 1989?

The top hits on June 02, 1989 were Rock On by Michael Damian, Soldier Of Love by Donny Osmond, Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler in US and Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan, Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul, The Best Of Me by Cliff Richard in UK.


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