What Happened on June 30, 1989

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Great Balls of Fire!" a quasi-biographical drama film starring Dennis Quaid as rockabilly pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis premieres; Lewis hates the film and the book from which it is sourced, but praises Quaid's performance

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Muzyczyny in Gdynia, Poland
  • NASA closes down tracking stations in Santiago, Chile & Guam
  • NY State Legislature passes Staten Island secession bill
  • Sudan suspends interim constitution following coup
  • US Attorney General Thornburgh orders Joseph Doherty deported to UK
  • US Congressman Donald Lukens found guilty of having sex with a 16 year old girl
1989 History

About June 30, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Don't Forget My Number - Milli Vanilli
  • UK #1 Song: Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) - Soul Ii Soul Featuring Caron Wheeler