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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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.

But much more happened on June 1989: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1989?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1989 62nd National Spelling Bee: Scott Isaacs wins spelling spoliator
  • 02 Jun 1989 Dead Poets Society starring Robin Williams, premieres
  • 03 Jun 1989 Leaking pipe of Asha, USSR causes 2 trains to catch fire; 460 die
  • 04 Jun 1989 Gas explodes near 2 passenger trains in the USSR, kills 100s
  • 05 Jun 1989 23rd Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton and Randy Travis
  • 06 Jun 1989 Mets turn their 1st triple play in 7 years but lose to Cubs 8-4
  • 07 Jun 1989 1st Baseball game to start outdoors and end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, and beat Brewers 4-2
  • 09 Jun 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, premieres in USA
  • 10 Jun 1989 Tales From The Crypt, TV Anthology, debuts on HBO
  • 11 Jun 1989 7th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Orville Moody
  • 12 Jun 1989 Doctor Doctor, TV Comedy starring Matt Frewer, debuts on CBS-TV
  • 13 Jun 1989 43rd NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons sweeps LA Lakers in 4 games
  • 14 Jun 1989 Queen Elizabeth II knights Ronald Reagan
  • 15 Jun 1989 Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
  • 16 Jun 1989 Ghostbusters II premieres
  • 17 Jun 1989 US beats Guatemala 2-1, in third round of 1990 world soccer cup.
  • 18 Jun 1989 Starmites closes at Criter Ctr SR Theater NYC after 60 performances
  • 19 Jun 1989 Mets Dwight Gooden wins his 100th game (100-37)
  • 21 Jun 1989 Carlton Fisk becomes AL catcher HR hitter, 307th at Yankee stadium
  • 23 Jun 1989 Movie Batman premieres
  • 24 Jun 1989 Cards Vince Coleman steals record 39th and 40th consecutive bases
  • 25 Jun 1989 Day By Day, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 26 Jun 1989 Canada updates coins with a new potrait of the Queen
  • 27 Jun 1989 The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, ILO 169 convention, is adopted.
  • 28 Jun 1989 The 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo. Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle.
  • 29 Jun 1989 Emmy 16th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 10th time
  • 30 Jun 1989 Les Miserables, opens at Theatre Muzyczyny, Gdynia

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Movies

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Batman

Batman

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

Country: United States of America

Lethal Weapon 2

Lethal Weapon 2

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit

Country: United States of America

Licence to Kill

Licence to Kill

Release year: 1989

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto

Country: United States of America

Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Country: United States of America

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Release year: 1989

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1989?
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Star by Danielle Steel

Star

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Young, innocent and strikingly beautiful Crystal Wyatt was an outcast, envied and resented by all but her devoted father, with whom she shared a deep love for their remote California ranch.

Goldwyn by A. Scott Berg

Goldwyn

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Samuel Goldwyn was the premier dream-maker of his era, and in this lavishly-praised biography, the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of Lindbergh and Max Perkins: Editor of Genius offers a

Killshot by Elmore Leonard

Killshot

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“[Leonard has] written so many first-rate crime stories that it would be fatuous to say Killshot is his best, but it probably is anyway.”—NewsweekThe

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Sketches From A Life by George F. Kennan

Sketches From A Life

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Written originally as a series of entries in a travel diary and now considered one of the most important memoirs of our time, Sketches from a Life is George F.