Historical Events in June 1990

  • 1st "Cemetery Club" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1st Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • 1st Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
  • 1st Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97
  • 2nd "Turtle Power" by Partners In Kryme hits #13
  • 2nd Seattle's Randy Johnson, no-hits Tigers, 2-0
  • 3rd 3rd Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $894,560
  • 3rd 44th Tony Awards: Grapes of Wrath & City of Angels win
  • 3rd Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • 4th 24th Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton & Patty Loveless
  • 4th Greyhound Bus files bankruptcy
  • 4th LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
  • 4th NY Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx area code 917
  • 4th Dr Jack Kevorkian assisted an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die

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5th South African troops plunder Nelson Mandela's home

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • 6th 2nd International Rock Awards
  • 6th For 2nd time this season, Cecil Fielder belts 3 home runs in a game
  • 6th Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager

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7th Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 7th South Africa president F W de Klerk lifts 4 year olf state of emergency
  • 8th "It's Garry Shandling's Show" last airs on Fox-TV
  • 8th Phil Bradley hits 18th inside-the-park HR in Oriole history
  • 9th 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2
  • 9th FIFA World Cup: Czechoslovakia beats USA 5-1 in World Cup match

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9th Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with baseball's switch hit HRs in 10 games

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • 9th Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) & Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed
  • 9th Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage
  • 10th "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • 10th "Meet Me in St Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 253 performances

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10th 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus

  • 10th Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing
  • 10th Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland
  • 10th Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
  • 10th Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity

Sport awardTennis Open

10th 89th Men's French Open: Andres Gomez beats Andre Agassi (6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

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10th 89th Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • 11th Supreme Court says law prohibiting desecration of US flag unconstitutional

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11th UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador

  • 11th Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress

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11th Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph
  • 12th Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite the Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game

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12th NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti

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12th Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

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12th Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 12th NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
  • 13th "Les Miserables" opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
  • 13th Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya
  • 13th Nelson & Winnie Mandela welcomed in NYC
  • 13th Wash DC mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term
  • 14th 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
  • 14th Date of the events in the movie Mr Destiny
  • 14th NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season
  • 14th Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional
  • 15th "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres
  • 16th "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8
  • 16th Nelson & Winnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
  • 17th "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 performances
  • 17th "Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 17th 90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il
  • 17th Christa Johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
  • 18th After being undefeated in the 1982 FIFA World Cup Cameroon suffer their 1st loss. Soviet Union wins 4-0.
  • 18th 1st sudden death US Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin
  • 19th Gary Carter catches his 1,862nd career game breaks Al Lopez's NL mark
  • 20th 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran
  • 20th Nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of US
  • 20th Asteroid Eureka is discovered.
  • 21st 7.7 Manjil-Rudbar Earthquake with hundreds of aftershocks hits Iran; killing about 50,000
  • 21st Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
  • 21st NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 4th victim, Larry Parham
  • 21st Parliaments of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
  • 21st US House of Representatives votes 254-177 to stop US flag burning, doesn't pass
  • 21st At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"

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22nd Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • 22nd Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
  • 22nd Florida passes a law which prohibits wearing a thong bathing suit
  • 22nd Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
  • 22nd Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing, which has happened in South Africa, calls for a revision of the position that the Organisation has taken in its struggle against apartheid; he adds that a democratic, non-racial SA is within reach

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22nd Adam Sandler joins "Saturday Night Live"

  • 23rd A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Statue of Liberty
  • 23rd Moldavia declares independence
  • 23rd Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home
  • 23rd TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
  • 23rd Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy
  • 23rd African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.
  • 24th Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • 25th "Dave Thomas Comedy Show" last airs on CBS-TV
  • 25th 120°F in Phoenix Arizona
  • 25th NBC decides to air episodes of "Quantum Leap" for 5 straight days
  • 25th Supreme Court rules family members cannot end lives of comatose relatives unless those relatives previously made their wishes known
  • 25th Anti-government riots break out in Lusaka, Zambia
  • 25th African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela meets with President George Bush at the White House
  • 26th 122°F in Phoenix Arizona
  • 26th 8 KS & OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
  • 26th New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall
  • 27th Jose Canseco signs record $4,700,000 per year Oak A's contract
  • 27th Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims
  • 28th Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
  • 29th Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
  • 29th NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
  • 29th A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
  • 29th World's first female diocesan Anglican bishop, Dr Penny Jamieson, appointed in New Zealand
  • 30th East & West Germany merge their economies