End Mountain Top Removal Week - June 5-11, 2016 (First Full Week of June)
International Clothesline Week - June 4-11, 2016 (starts on the first Saturday in June)
National Automotive Service Professional Week - June 6-12, 2016 (Week with June 12th in it)
National Barefoot Week - June 1-7, 2015 (First Week in June)
National Business Etiquette Week - June 5-11, 2016
National Garden Week - June 5-11, 2016
Pet Appreciation Week - June 5-11, 2016 (First Week in June)
2016 Monthly Holidays that include June 7, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our June Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of June.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
Vivid Sydney - May 27 - June 13, 2016 located in Sydney, Australia is where art, technology, and commerce intersect, and is an event of light, music, and ideas. Featuring outdoor lighting sculptures, cutting edge contemporary music, and the illumination of the Sydney Opera House. Check out our Holidays in Australia page!
The Astrological Sign for June 7 is Gemini.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of June are:
The Rose which is the most popular flower in the world, symbolizes love and appreciation!
Honesuckle which signifies a strong symbol for the everlasting bonds of love.
The Birthstone(s) for June is:
Pearls which have been popular in jewelry for centuries because of their natural beauty.
Alexandrite gemstones are extremely rate and change color based on the lighting
1909 - Jessican Tandy, English-American actress and singer (Birds, Driving Miss Daisy)
1917 - Dean Martin, American singer, actor and producer (d. 1994)
1940 - Tom Jones, Welsh-American singer and actor
1943 - Ken Osmond, American actor (Leave it To Beaver)
1946 - Jenny Jones (Janina Stronski) - Palestinian-Canadian comedian and talk show host (The Jenny Jones Show)
1952 - Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor (Shindler's List, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Taken and Taken 2 and 3)
1958 - Prince, American singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and actor
1981 - Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player
1992 - Bill France, Sr., American businessman and race car driver who co-founded NASCAR (b. 1909)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1925 - Actor and comedian Moe Howard of the Three Stooges marries Helen Schonberger. They remained married until his death in 1975.
1937 - Actor and comedian Curly Howard (also of the Three Stooges marries his 2nd of 4 wives Elaine Ackerman. They divorce in 1940.
1974 - Irish Actor Richard Harris (Camelot and Harry Potter movies) marries his 2nd wife Ann Turkel.
1975 - Director, Producer and Actor Ron Howard (The Andy Griffin Show, Happy Days) marries Cheryl Alley.
1980 - Actor, Producer, Director and screenwriter Mel Gibson (Mad Max, Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ) marries Robyn Moore in Forestville, New South Wales in Australia. After 26 years and 7 children together, they separated in 2006 and they divorced in 2011.
2003 - Actor and director Edward Burns marries Calvin Klein model Christy Turlington
2013 - Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his divorce from his wife Lyudmila Shkrebneva who he had married on July 28, 1983.
Quote of the Day
National Cancer Survivors Day is on the first Sunday in June which is June 7th in 2015. Kerry's husband has been battling double kidney cancer for the last several years. He was diagnosed a few weeks after we started this website, so I've been holding down the fort alone on the site since then.
We are all hoping for a miracle, and this quote says it so well!!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The month of June is National Turkey Lover's Month. Above is a great Turkey Soup Recipe from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits. (The link goes to her website for the Recipe)
This Day in History
1099 - The 1st Crusaders arrive in Jerusalem and the Siege of Jerusalem begins
1692 - Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica kills 1,600 people and seriously injures 3,000
1776 - Richard Lee presents the "Lee Resolution" to the Continental Congress which leads to the United States Declaration of Independence
1832 - Irish immigrants bring Asian cholera to Quebec and it kills 6,000 people in Lower Canada
1893 - Gandhi commits his first act of civil disobedience
1929 - The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence
1965 - The use of contraception by married couples is legalized when the Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold vs Connecticut
1967 - Israel captures the Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho, and Bethlehem
1968 - Sirhan Sirhan is indicted for the assassination of Bobby Kennedy
1981 - The Israeli Air Force destroys the alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility
1990 - Universal Studios Florida opens in Orlando, FL
1991 - Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines erupts for the first time
1995 - United Airlines introduces the long range Boeing 777
2000 - The United Nations defines the Blue Line as the border between Israel and Lebanon
This Day in Music
1963 - The Rolling Stones release their 1st single, Come On
1969 - The Johnny Cash Show debuts on ABC
1969 - Crystal Blue Persuasion is released by Tommy James & the Shondells (video below)
1971 - Tapestry from Carole King is certified Gold.
1975 - Thanks God I'm a Country Boy by John Denver hits #1
1982 - Priscilla Presley opens Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion to the public
1993 - Cleveland breaks ground the the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
This Day in Sports
1892 - The first President of the United States to attend a baseball game is Benjamin Harrison
1906 - The Chicago Cubs beat NY Giants 19-0 with 11 runs scored in the 1st inning
1975 - The inaugural Cricket World Cup began in England
1989 - The Toronto Blue Jays stadium hosts the first game to be played indoors and outdoors in the same day when the weather became threatening
1994 - Rickey Henderson, the A's outfielder steals his 1,100th career base
2014 - Maria Sharapova wins the French Open women's tennis singles
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (slang) A person given to following trends.
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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