The 2nd of June, 1989, fell on a Friday. Day 153 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.
30 years, 8 months and 15 days have passed since the 2nd of June, 1989.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 2nd of June, 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 the 2nd of June, 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.
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 the 2nd of June, 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.
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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of June:
2nd of June, 1999: The TV show "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" comes to an end after six years.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
ALF - About an alien called ALF.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
SimCity - A city-building game that was released for the Macintosh computer.
Mega Man 2 - Second installment in the Mega Man series. Released on the NES.
Super Mario Bros. 3 - Platform video game that was published on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of June, 1989.
11,217 days have passed since this date.
969,152,400 seconds have passed since the 2nd of June, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,130,677,800 times.
Since the 2nd of June, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 500,082,638,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 161,525,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,347,106 steps. That's about 37,043 miles!
Since this date, 11,629,829 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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