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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States of America

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1989?
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Capital Crimes by Lawrence Sanders

Capital Crimes

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A story of crime in the highest of places, the White House, as a crazy faith-healer infiltrates the government and threatens the western world as we know it.

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.

Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby

Love And Marriage

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The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he takes on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent

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 Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy

The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

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Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.