On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" premieres in USA
  • Rare tornado in Philadelphia kills 1

Famous Deaths

  • George Beadle, US Biologist and Nobel Laureate (biochemical genetics), dies at 85
  • Piet[er J] Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52), dies
  • Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor, dies of kidney disease at 73
  • Wolfdietrich Schnurre, German writer, dies at 68
1989 Highlights

About June 9, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini