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June 15th, 1989.

June 15th, 1989, was a Thursday. It was day 166 of 1989. The decade was the 1980s.

32 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since June 15th, 1989.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On this day.

What happened on June 15th, 1989?

  • Nirvana release their album Bleach.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 15th, 1989.

  • United States: I'll Be Loving You Forever - New Kids on the Block
  • United Kingdom: Sealed With A Kiss - Jason Donovan
Play the top hits from 1989.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1989. Take a trip back to the days of Tina Turner, the Bangles, Guns N' Roses and Fine Young Cannibals.
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" was at the top of the box office on June 15th, 1989.

Take me back to June 15th, 1989!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 15th, 1989 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song I'll Be Loving You Forever by New Kids on the Block 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 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Mel Blanc, Rebecca Schaeffer, Bette Davis and Sammy Davis, Jr would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Murder, She Wrote", "Married... with Children" and "Roseanne". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Missile Command", "Altered Beast", "Super Mario Bros. 3" and "Super Mario Land".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Growing Pains", "Noozles" and "Babar". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Big wheel (tricycle), Pound Puppies, Popples and Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 15th, 1989.

  • The Detroit Pistons win the 1989 NBA Finals.

    The Detroit Pistons win the 1989 NBA Finals.

    On June 13th, 1989, the Detroit Pistons won the 1989 NBA Finals after they defeated the LA Lakers in a four-game sweep.

  • The MicroTAC 9800x.

    The MicroTAC 9800x.

    Motorola released the MicroTAC 9800x on April 25th, 1989. This is considered by many to be the first truly portable phone.

  • 1989 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1989?

    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 movies.

    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 football players 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.

  • Driving Miss Daisy.

    Driving Miss Daisy.

    "Driving Miss Daisy" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1989.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev.

    Mikhail Gorbachev.

    Mikhail Gorbachev was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1989 after overseeing the Soviet Union's first free elections.

  • Bette Midler - "Wind Beneath My Wings"

    Bette Midler - "Wind Beneath My Wings"

    "Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler won a Grammy for 1989's Song of the Year.

  • The Scrunchie is becoming fashionable.

    The Scrunchie is becoming fashionable.

    In the late 1980s, a new elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" started to become fashionable.

  • Late 1980s fashion.

    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.

  • People are buying waterbeds.

    People are buying waterbeds.

    In the late 1980s, waterbeds reached their height in popularity. Although they were invented in the 1970s, they didn't reach their heyday until the 1980s. In 1986 and 1987, nearly a quarter of all beds sold were filled with water.

  • VCRs have become a common household item.

    VCRs have become a common household item.

    From the mid-80s onward, VCRs started to become a common household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

  • The Nintendo Entertainment System.

    The Nintendo Entertainment System.

    During the second half of the 1980s, the Nintendo Entertainment System became one of the most popular video game consoles in the world. Releases for the NES included the likes of Duck Hunt, The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros.

  • The Commodore 64.

    The Commodore 64.

    The Commodore 64 dominated the home computer market during this period.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 32 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since June 15th, 1989.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1989.
  • Leap Year: 1989 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 15th, 1989, will be 32 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1989 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 613868400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 15th, 1989.

  • 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.
  • May 26th, 1989: Former Leeds United and England manager Don Revie passes away from motor neurone disease at the age of 61.
  • 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 5th, 1989: Tiananmen Square protests: An unknown Chinese protestor called "Tank Man" stands in front of a column of military tanks.
  • June 13th, 1989: The Detroit Pistons win the 1989 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-0.
  • June 14th, 1989: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is accused of slapping the face of a Beverly Hills police officer.
  • This date: June 15th, 1989
  • June 16th, 1989: Ghostbusters II (1989) is released.
  • June 23rd, 1989: The movie Batman, starring Michael Keaton, is released in cinemas.
  • June 23rd, 1989: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) is released.
  • June 28th, 1989: NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar announces that he will retire at the end of the season.
  • June 30th, 1989: The Karate Kid, Part III (1989) is released.
  • July 6th, 1989: 16 people are killed in Israel after an Islamic terrorist takes control of a bus and drives it off a cliff.
  • July 7th, 1989: Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) is released.
  • July 10th, 1989: Mel Blanc, who voiced cartoon characters such as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, dies at the age of 81.
  • July 13th, 1989: John F. Kennedy Stadium is closed in Philadelphia.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 15th, 1989, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 15th, 1989 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Photos of late 1980s fashion.

Photographs of late 1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 1980s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • In the Heat of the Night - Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
  • 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.
  • My Two Dads - Sitcom about two single men raising a teenage daughter.
  • 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 - Sitcom about an alien called ALF.
  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
  • 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.
  • ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens.
  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
  • The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.

Kid's TV shows on June 15th, 1989.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1989.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1989.

  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Laser Tag
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Pound Puppies
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • SimCity - A city-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
  • 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.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1989.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out June 15th, 1995 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 15th.

Helen Hunt

Actress.
Born on June 15th, 1963
She turned 26 on this day in 1989.

Courteney Cox

Actress.
Born on June 15th, 1964
She turned 25 on this day in 1989.

Ice Cube

Rapper / Actor.
Born on June 15th, 1969
He turned 20 on this day in 1989.

Leah Remini

Actress.
Born on June 15th, 1970
She turned 19 on this day in 1989.

Neil Patrick Harris

Actor.
Born on June 15th, 1973
He turned 16 on this day in 1989.

Nadine Coyle

Irish singer.
Born on June 15th, 1985
She turned 4 on this day in 1989.

Weather on June 15th, 1989.

Historical weather information for June 15th, 1989.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.56cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 21.22 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on June 15th, 1989.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 15th, 1989.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 15th, 1989.

  • A total of 11,785 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,683 weeks have passed.
  • 1,018,224,000 seconds have passed since the June 15th, 1989.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,187,928,000 times.
  • Since June 15th, 1989, the earth has travelled approximately 525,403,584,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 169,704,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 87,567,264 steps. That's about 38,919 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,218,688 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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