Historical Events for June 1990

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Events 1 - 102 of 102

1st - "Cemetery Club" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 56 perfs
1st - Cowboy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
1st - Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
1st - Dow Jones Avg hits a record high of 2,900.97
2nd - "Turtle Power" by Partners In Kryme hits #13
2nd - Seattle's Randy Johnson, no-hits Tigers, 2-0
3rd - 3rd Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $894,560
3rd - 44th Tony Awards: Grapes of Wrath & City of Angels win
3rd - Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
4th - 24th Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton & Patty Loveless
4th - Greyhound Bus files bankruptcy
4th - LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
4th - NY Telephone company announces that it wants Bronx area code 917
4th - Dr Jack Kevorkian assisted an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson MandelaAnti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela 5th - South African troops plunder Nelson Mandela's home
6th - 2nd International Rock Awards
6th - For 2nd time this season, Cecil Fielder belts 3 home runs in a game
6th - Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager
7th - Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains
7th - South Africa president F W de Klerk lifts 4 year olf state of emergency
8th - "It's Garry Shandling's Show" last airs on Fox-TV
8th - Phil Bradley hits 18th inside-the-park HR in Oriole history
9th - 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2
9th - 60th French Women's Tennis Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (7-6 6-4)
Tennis Player Steffi GrafTennis Player Steffi Graf 9th - Czechoslovakia beats USA 5-1 insoccer World Cup
9th - Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with baseball's switch hit HRs in 10 games
9th - Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) & Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed
9th - Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage
10th - "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 perfs
10th - "Meet Me in St Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 253 perfs
10th - 60th French Mens Tennis: Andres Gomez beats A Agassi (63 26 64 64)
King of Pop Michael JacksonKing of Pop Michael Jackson 10th - 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus
10th - Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing
10th - Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland
10th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
10th - Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity
11th - Supreme Court says law prohibiting desecration of US flag unconstitutional
11th - UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador
11th - Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress
Singer Olivia Newton-JohnSinger Olivia Newton-John 11th - Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)
12th - Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite Neth 1-1 in World Cup game
12th - NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves
12th - Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases
12th - Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list
12th - NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
13th - "Les Miserables" opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
13th - Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya
13th - Nelson & Winnie Mandela welcomed in NYC
13th - Wash DC mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term
14th - 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
14th - Date of the events in the movie Mr Destiny
14th - NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season
14th - Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional
15th - "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres
16th - "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8
16th - Nelson & Winnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
17th - "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 perfs
17th - "Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 45 perfs
17th - 90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il
17th - Chris Johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
18th - 1st ever lose for Cameroon in Soccer World Cup, USSR-4 Cameroon-0
18th - 1st sudden death US Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin
19th - Gary Carter catches his 1,862nd career game breaks Al Lopez's NL mark
20th - 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran
20th - Nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of US
20th - Asteroid Eureka is discovered.
21st - 7.7 Earthquake with hundreds of after shocks hits Iran; about 50,000 die
21st - Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
21st - NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 4th victim, Larry Parham
21st - Parliaments of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
21st - US House of Representatives votes 254-177 to stop US flag burning, doesn't pass
21st - At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy JoelPianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel 22nd - Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium
22nd - Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
22nd - Florida passes a law prohibits wearing a throng bathing suit
22nd - Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
22nd - Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing, which has happened in South Africa, calls for a revision of the position that the Organisation has taken in its struggle against apartheid; he adds that a democratic, non-racial SA is within reach
23rd - A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Statue of Liberty
23rd - Moldavia declares independence
23rd - Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home
23rd - TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
23rd - Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy
23rd - African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.
24th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
25th - "Dave Thomas Comedy Show" last airs on CBS-TV
25th - 120°F in Phoenix Arizona
25th - NBC decides to air episodes of "Quantum Leap" for 5 straight days
25th - Supreme Court rules family members cannot end lives of comatose relatives unless those relatives previously made their wishes known
25th - Anti-government riots break out in Lusaka, Zambia
25th - African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela meets with President George Bush at the White House
26th - 122°F in Phoenix Arizona
26th - 8 KS & OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
26th - New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall
27th - Jose Canseco signs record $4,700,000 per year Oak A's contract
27th - Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims
28th - 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
28th - Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
29th - Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
29th - NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
29th - A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
29th - World's first female diocesan Anglican bishop, Dr Penny Jamieson, appointed, New Zealand
30th - East & West Germany merge their economies

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