June 20 - Very long (7min 08sec) total solar eclipse visible in Southeast Asia. During the entire Second Millennium, only seven total solar eclipses exceeded seven minutes of totality. This was the next to last.
November 12 - A key date in the Back to the Future trilogy. In the first film, a lightning bolt struck the clocktower at 10.04pm, stopping the clock and sending Marty back to 1985. In Part II, marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from getting an almanac predicting the future.