On This Day

June 1989 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 5 23rd Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton & Randy Travis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 5 Paul McCartney releases "Flowers in the Dirt"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Jun 14 Singer-songwriter Carol King gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 16 "Ghostbusters II" directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murry and Dan Aykroyd premieres

Actor and Comedian Dan Aykroyd
Actor and Comedian
Dan Aykroyd
Actor and Musician Rick Moranis
Actor and Musician
Rick Moranis
  • Jun 18 "Starmites" closes at Criter Ctr SR Theater NYC after 60 performances
  • Jun 30 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Muzyczyny, Gdynia

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 8 Gary Wilson, Scottish Musician
  • Jun 13 Lisa Tucker, American singer
  • Jun 18 Renee Olstead, American singer and actress

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 2 Rolling Stones Bill Wyman marries Mandy Smith
  • Jun 3 Country singer Rebe McEntire weds her manager Narvel Blackstone at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 15 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) divorces vocalist James Moreland only 4 months after getting married

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Singer-Songwriter
Courtney Love

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 4 Vaclav Kaslik, Czech opera composer/conductor, dies at 71
  • Jun 9 Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor (b. 1915)
  • Jun 12 Peter Conrad Baden, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 12 Lou Monte, American singer (Peppino the Italian Mouse), dies at 72
  • Jun 14 Pete de Freitas, British drummer (Echo & the Bunnyman), dies in a motorcycle accident at 27
  • Jun 22 Bengt Johansson, Finnish composer, dies at 74