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.
  • 02 Jun 1990 The Lower Ohio Valley tornado outbreak spawns 66 confirmed tornadoes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, killing 12.
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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?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1990?

The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille

The Gold Coast


The Gold Coast is a stretch of Long Island's North Shore that once housed the most wealth and power.

The Search For Modern China by  Jonathan D. Spence

The Search For Modern China


The most acclaimed textbook by the leading scholar. This classic introduction to modern China is for students and general readers. It was created from Spence's Yale introductory course, which was highly successful.

The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand


Stephen King's vision of a post-apocalyptic world in which the plague has destroyed all life and everyone is caught up in a conflict between good and bad remains riveting and plausible. A

Head First by Norman Cousins

Head First


"An eloquent plea to two important emphases: better doctor-patient relationships and more patient involvement in the fight against disease. "--Melvin

Second Child by John Saul

Second Child


100 years ago, at the August Moon Ball in Secret Cove, Maine, a charming and shy servant girl committed an act of violence.