June 1990 calendar

June 1990

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1990.
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 1990: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1990?


  • 01 Jun 1990 Cemetery Club closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 02 Jun 1990 Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme hits #13
  • 03 Jun 1990 44th Tony Awards: Grapes of Wrath and City of Angels win
  • 04 Jun 1990 24th Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton and Patty Loveless
  • 06 Jun 1990 2nd International Rock Awards
  • 07 Jun 1990 Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains
  • 08 Jun 1990 Phil Bradley hits the 18th inside-the-park home run in Baltimore Orioles' history.
  • 09 Jun 1990 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go and Go wins in 2:27.2
  • 10 Jun 1990 Accomplice closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • 11 Jun 1990 Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress
  • 12 Jun 1990 Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game
  • 13 Jun 1990 Les Miserables, opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
  • 14 Jun 1990 44th NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
  • 15 Jun 1990 Dick Tracy with Warren Beatty and Madonna premieres
  • 16 Jun 1990 Nelson andWinnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
  • 17 Jun 1990 Some Americans Abroad closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 performances
  • 19 Jun 1990 The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
  • 20 Jun 1990 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran
  • 21 Jun 1990 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a New York Yankee baseball cap and proclaims I am a Yankee!
  • 22 Jun 1990 Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium
  • 23 Jun 1990 A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Stat of Liberty
  • 24 Jun 1990 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • 25 Jun 1990 Dave Thomas Comedy Show, last airs on CBS-TV
  • 26 Jun 1990 8 KS and OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
  • 27 Jun 1990 Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims
  • 28 Jun 1990 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
  • 29 Jun 1990 Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
  • 30 Jun 1990 East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.

Famous Deaths

  • Rex Harrison

    British actor, internationally known on stage and film, the winner of an Academy Award, three Tony Awards, New York Theater Critics Award, A...

  • American inventor and businessman co-founded the Intel Corporation (d. 1990).

  • Irving Wallace

    American writer who, at one time, commanded an estimated worldwide readership of more than 600 million persons and may well have been one of...

  • American musician (The Dead Boys) (Born 1949).

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1990?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Vogueyoutube
  2. - Hold Onyoutube
  3. - It Must Have Been Loveyoutube
  4. - Step By Step
  5. - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - World In Motion
  2. - Sacrifice / Healing Hands
  3. - Killer
  4. - Mona
  5. - Nessun Dorma


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Release year: 1990

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

An Angel at My Table

An Angel at My Table

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn

Die Hard 2

Die Hard 2

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

A Chinese Ghost Story II

A Chinese Ghost Story II

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung

The Architects

The Architects

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Peter Kahane

Starring: Kurt Naumann, Rita Feldmeier, Uta Eisold, Jürgen Watzke


Which were the most popular books released in June 1990?
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Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and  Patricia Aburdene

Megatrends 2000


This book offers predictions and modern "soothsayings," for the 1990s and beyond. It attempts to chart the future changes in culture, religion, and politics.

Parting With Illusions by Vladimir  Pozner

Parting With Illusions


The bestselling book by Vladimir Pozner, a leading Soviet commentator, is now available in paperback. Pozner, aside from Gorbachev is America's most well-known Russian personality.

Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Clear And Present Danger


This book is not autographed! ! This controversial bestseller is by Tom Clancy, the legendary techno-thriller master. Jack Ryan, CIA Deputy Director, joins the war against drugs.

In The Arena by Richard Nixon

In The Arena


Richard Nixon, former President of the United States, candidly discusses his career and talks about topics such as the U.S.S.R. Gorbachev's secrecy and Watergate.

Flashbacks by Morley Safer