What Happened on June 2, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Dead Poets Society" film starring Robin Williams premieres

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens protecting students demonstrating for democracy in Tiananmen Square, Beijing
  • 14 year old Scott Isaacs spells spoliator to win 1989 Spelling Bee
  • Cincinnati Red Eric Davis hits for cycle

Famous Birthdays

  • Freddy Adu, Ghanaian-American footballer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor James Woods (42) weds horse trainer Sarah Owen (26) in Beverly Hills, California

  • Rolling Stones Bill Wyman marries Mandy Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (4 Tests 1928-32), dies