June 5th, 1989, fell on a Monday. It was day 156 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.
31 years, 2 months and 8 days have passed since June 5th, 1989.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 5th, 1989:
Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1989:
United States: Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
United Kingdom: Sealed With A Kiss - Jason Donovan
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 5th, 1989 and it's a Monday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan 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. 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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "Magnum, P.I.", "Who's the Boss?" and "ThunderCats". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tetris", "Super Mario Bros. 3", "Mega Man 2" and "SimCity". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Growing Pains", "Married... with Children", "Full House" and "Fireman Sam".
Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Water Ring Toss", "Cabbage Patch Kids" and "Big wheel (tricycle)".
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 5th, 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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
31 years, 2 months and 8 days have passed since June 5th, 1989.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1989.
Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 5th, 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 613004400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 5th, 1989:
May 12th, 1989: See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) is released in cinemas.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:
Constitution Day (Denmark)
June Bank Holiday (Ireland)
Weather information for June 5th, 1989:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 57.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.29cm.
London, England: Temperature: 11.56 degrees Celsius. There was thunder.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on June 5th, 1989.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 5th, 1989 was probably conceived around the 26th of August, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 5th, 1989 is the 15th of March, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
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.
Gain Ground - Action-strategy arcade game.
Altered Beast - Beat 'em up arcade game.
- Graphic adventure game.
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar - Role-playing game.
Tetris - Tile-matching puzzle video game.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 1989.
11,392 days have passed since this date.
984,268,800 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 1989.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,148,313,600 times.
Since June 5th, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 507,882,700,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 164,044,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,647,117 steps. That's about 37,621 miles!
Since this date, 11,811,226 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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