What Happened on June 16, 1989

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Ghostbusters II", American supernatural comedy film sequel, directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd premieres

Event of Interest

Funeral for Imre Nagy, leader of Hungarian uprising in 1956

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, and Suzanne Vega headline; other performers include: Bhundu Boys, Fairground Attraction, Hothouse Flowers, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Mahlathini and the Mahotella Queens, Yossou N'Dour, Pixies, The Proclaimers, Throwing Muses, The Waterboys, Lucinda Williams, Womack & Womack, and Flaco Jiménez

  • Only 17 holes-in-one recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)
1989 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Odion Ighalo, Nigerian footballer, born in Lagos, Nigeria
Born in 1989

Famous Weddings

Hugh Laurie

Actor Hugh Laurie (30) weds theatre administrator Jo Green in Camden, London

About June 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Loving You (Forever) - New Kids On The Block
  • UK #1 Song: Sealed With A Kiss - Jason Donovan