June 2nd, 1989, fell on a Friday. It was day 153 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.
31 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since June 2nd, 1989.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 2nd, 1989:
Dead Poets Society (1989) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 2nd, 1989:
United States: Rock On - Michael Damian
United Kingdom: Ferry Cross The Mersey - Various (Hillsborough Disaster Appeal)
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 2nd, 1989 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Rock On by Michael Damian is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Ferry Cross The Mersey by Various (Hillsborough Disaster Appeal) is the number one hit song.
George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing sweater dresses, short skirts, small shoulder pads, animal print, long full wool coats and bulky sweaters. Meanwhile, men are wearing tracksuits, sweatshirts, Nike Air Jordan shoes and denim.
It's 1989, so the airwaves are being dominated by music artists such as Madonna, The Bangles, Phil Collins, Roxette, Milli Vanilli and The B-52s. In China, the Tiananmen Square protests are occurring. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Who's the Boss?", "Murder, She Wrote" and "ALF".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar", "Altered Beast", "Gain Ground" and "Super Mario Bros. 3". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Growing Pains", "DuckTales", "Count Duckula" and "Roseanne". Popular toys include the likes of "Speak & Spell", "My Little Pony (figures)", "Transformers" and "Sylvanian Families".
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 2nd, 1989.
Late 1980s fashion.
During this period, the mini skirt became extremely popular. Shoulder pads became increasingly smaller. Popular clothing included reversible inside-out coats, bright-colored shoes with thin heels, berets, lacy gloves, rugby sweatshirts, sweater dresses, jumpsuits, capri leggings, bike shorts and skirts worn with leggings. Colors included neon hues, plum, gold, and bright wines.
Bette Midler - "Wind Beneath My Wings"
"Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler would go on to win a Grammy for 1989's Song of the Year.
Mikhail Gorbachev was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1989 after overseeing the Soviet Union's first free elections.
Driving Miss Daisy
"Driving Miss Daisy" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1989.
Who were the best football players in 1989?
In 1989, the best soccer players were Marco van Basten, Franco Baresi, Diego Maradona, Frank Rijkaard, Lothar Matthäus, Peter Shilton, Dragan Stojković, Ruud Gullit, Gheorghe Hagi and Jürgen Klinsmann.
1989 in movies.
Movies released in 1989 included Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Batman, Back to the Future Part II, Look Who's Talking, Dead Poets Society, Lethal Weapon 2, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Ghostbusters II, The Little Mermaid, Uncle Buck and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.
Who were the best NBA players in 1989?
In 1989, the best NBA players were Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Akeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Tom Chambers, Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing, John Stockton, Kevin Johnson, Dominique Wilkins, Terry Cummings, Robert Parish, Dale Ellis and Mark Price.
1989 in music.
Popular music artists in 1989 included Def Leppard, Paula Abdul, Bon Jovi, Tone Lōc, Debbie Gibson, Milli Vanilli, Rod Stewart, Roxette, The Bangles, Fine Young Cannibals, Madonna, Jody Watley, Donny Osmond, Bette Midler, Simply Red, Martika, Love and Rockets, Gloria Estefan, New Kids on the Block, Cher, Janet Jackson, Bad English, Billy Joel, Phil Collins and Soul II Soul.
Tiananmen Square protests.
During this period, the Tiananmen Square protests were occurring in China.
Basic facts and information about this date:
31 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since June 2nd, 1989.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1989.
Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 2nd, 1989, will be 31 years of age.
People born in 1989 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 612745200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 2nd, 1989:
May 6th, 1989: Roy Jones Jr. makes his professional boxing debut in a win over Ricky Randall.
May 12th, 1989: See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) is released in cinemas.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 2nd, 1989?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 2nd, 1989 was probably conceived around the 23rd of August, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 2nd, 1989 is the 12th of March, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 2nd, 1989.
11,557 days have passed since this date.
998,528,400 seconds have passed since the June 2nd, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,164,949,800 times.
Since June 2nd, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 515,240,654,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 166,421,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 85,873,442 steps. That's about 38,166 miles!
Since this date, 11,982,341 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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