June 5th, 1989

June 5th, 1989, fell on a Monday. It was day 156 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.

31 years, 1 months and 28 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.


Music Singles

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 "Only Fools and Horses", "Sherlock Holmes", "Matlock" and "Roseanne". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Maniac Mansion ", "Super Mario Bros. 3", "Mega Man 2" and "Super Mario Land". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Muppet Babies", "Growing Pains", "Married... with Children" and "The Wonder Years".

Popular toys include the likes of "Big wheel (tricycle)", "Pound Puppies", "Transformers" and "Popples".


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.

    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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 31 years, 1 months and 28 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.
  • May 12th, 1989: The San Bernardino train disaster kills four people.
  • May 14th, 1989: The last episode of "Family Ties" is aired.
  • May 20th, 1989: Liverpool win the FA Cup after defeating local rivals Everton 3-2 after Extra Time.
  • May 24th, 1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 24th, 1989: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Steaua Bucuresti 4-0.
  • May 26th, 1989: Arsenal win the Football League in the final game of the season after Michael Thomas scores a late winner against Liverpool.
  • June 2nd, 1989: Dead Poets Society (1989) is released.
  • June 3rd, 1989: Iranian Revolution leader Ayatollah Khomeini passes away after suffering multiple heart attacks.
  • June 4th, 1989: Ali Khamenei becomes the Supreme Leader of Iran.
  • June 13th, 1989: The Detroit Pistons win the 1989 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-0.
  • June 15th, 1989: Nirvana release their album Bleach.
  • June 16th, 1989: Ghostbusters II (1989) is released.
  • June 23rd, 1989: The movie Batman (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • June 23rd, 1989: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) is released.
  • June 30th, 1989: The Karate Kid, Part III (1989) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 5th, 1989, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 5th, 1989 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

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.
  • The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.

1989 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1989.

"Babar" - "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers" - "Noozles" - "Roseanne" - "Garfield and Friends" - "Count Duckula" - "The Wonder Years" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Full House" - "DuckTales" - "Adventures of the Little Koala" - "21 Jump Street" - "Married... with Children" - "ALF" - "The Real Ghostbusters" - "Pingu" - "Growing Pains" - "ThunderCats" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "Muppet Babies" - "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show"


1989 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1989:

  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Pound Puppies
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)
  • June Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Weather

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.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on June 5th, 1989.

Conception Dates

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).

Video Games

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.
  • Maniac Mansion - 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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 1989.

  • 11,382 days have passed since this date.
  • 983,404,800 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,147,305,600 times.
  • Since June 5th, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 507,436,876,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 163,900,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,572,813 steps. That's about 37,588 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,800,858 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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