5th of June, 1989

The 5th of June, 1989, fell on a Monday. Day 156 of 1989. Decade: 1980s.

30 years, 11 months and 27 days have passed since the 5th of June, 1989.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of June, 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 the 5th of June, 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.

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 5th 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.

    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:

  • 30 years, 11 months and 27 days have passed since the 5th of June, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1989, will be 30 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 the 5th of June, 1989:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of June, 1989, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1989 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of June, 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 the 5th of June, 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 the 5th of June, 1989.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of June, 1989 was probably conceived around the 26th of August, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of June, 1989 is the 15th of March, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.
  • 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.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.

5th of June

Events that have occurred on the 5th of June:

  • 5th of June, 1960: The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.
  • 5th of June, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.
  • 5th of June, 1968: American politician Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles, California
  • 5th of June, 1976: 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.
  • 5th of June, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of "pneumonia" that has been found in five homosexual men.
  • 5th of June, 1996: Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal to be successfully cloned.
  • 5th of June, 2004: Former US President Ronald Reagan passes away.
  • 5th of June, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • 5th of June, 1977: The Portland Trail Blazers win the 1977 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.
  • 5th of June, 1987: The movie Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is released in cinemas.
  • 5th of June, 1992: Patriot Games (1992) is released in movie theaters.
  • 5th of June, 1998: The film The Truman Show (1998) is released.
  • 5th of June, 2002: Irish politics: Enda Kenny becomes the new leader of Fine Gael.
  • 5th of June, 2009: The Hangover (2009) is released in movie theaters.

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 11,320 days have passed since this date.
  • 978,048,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of June, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,141,056,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of June, 1989, earth has travelled approximately 504,672,768,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 163,008,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,112,128 steps. That's about 37,383 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,736,576 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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