Thursday 7 June 2012
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.
Inseparable, directed by Dayyan Eng, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Fifty Shades Freed by E L James was one of the best selling books.
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- Luciana, virgin, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Blessed Maria Theresia of Soubiran (died 1889)
- Saint Procopius [PCP (Paris), as Proces]
- Saint Wulstan, bishop of Worcester, confessor (Translation day)
- Malta - Sette giugno - Riot in Malta that began the road to self government and then independence.
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2007)
- Colman, bishop of Dromore [BLS]
- Saint Godoald, bishop, confessor
- Norway - Union Dissolution Day, observing the 1905 decision to dissolve the Union between Sweden and Norway.
- Saint Maximinus, bishop of Aix, confessor
- Roman Empire - first day of the Vestalia (penus vestae) in honor of Vesta.
- Saint Robert, abbot of Chichester
- Blessed Robert, abbot of Newminster, Northumberland
- saint Servatius, bishop, confessor or martyr (Translation day)
- Blessed Paul, bishop of Constantinople, martyr
- Blessed Meriadec, bishop (of Vannes
- Blessed Godeschalc, prince of the Vandals, martyr
- Saint Fortunatus, bishop, confessor
- Blessed Anna of St. Bartholomaeus (died 1626)
- Blessed Willibald
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 07 June
- U.S. military drone attacks carried out by the CIA on Pakistan raise serious legal questions, announces United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay at the end of a fact-finding visit to Pakistan. (BBC)
- Philip Roth wins the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature and pays tribute to his ampquotdear friendampquot Carlos Fuentes who died last month. (''The Guardian'')
- Archaeologists announce the discovery of the remains of the 16th-century Curtain Theatre, where some of William Shakespeare's plays were first performed. (BBC)
- Former Fleetwood Mac member Bob Welch is found dead from a gunshot wound. (MSNBC)
- Clarence House confirms that Prince William has qualified as an RAF search and rescue captain, and will now command search and rescue operations in Sea King helicopters. (BBC)
- Credit agency Fitch slashes Spain's rating to BBB. (''The Guardian'')
- Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces she is switching her personal savings from the U.S. dollar to the Argentine peso. (BBC)
- LinkedIn says that some of its members' passwords have been ampquotcompromisedampquot following reports that more than six million passwords were leaked on the Internet. (BBC)
- Last.fm also reports that some of its passwords have been leaked and urges users of its website to change them immediately. (BBC)
- A helicopter with foreign nationals on board goes missing in an Amazon region of southern Peru. (Al Jazeera)
- Two apartment buildings collapse following a gas leak in the Italian town of Conversano, resulting in four people being missing. (Reuters)
- At least 16 people die and 32 are injured after a bus falls into a ravine north of the Bolivian capital La Paz. (AP via Google News)
- A small Pilatus PC-12/47 aircraft crashes in a remote rural area of Florida in the Tiger Creek Swamp area near Lake Wales, Florida, southeast of Lakeland, Florida in the central portion of the state. The airplane began to break up at around 26,000 feet in southeastern Polk County, Florida. (MSNBC)
- CIA director David Petraeus makes an unofficial visit to Bulgaria, meeting the president and prime minister. (New Europe)
- An additional 550 settler homes are announced by Israeli construction minister Ariel Attias in addition to the 300 new settler homes ordered yesterday by the land's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Jewish settlement of Beit El in the West Bank. (Al Jazeera)
- UK government ministers announce their intention to boycott group games involving the England national football team at UEFA Euro 2012 in Ukraine. (''The Guardian'')
- An Israeli court paves the way for the deportation of hundreds of illegal South Sudanese migrants, despite opposition to the move from human rights groups. (''The Times of Israel'')
- A Golden Dawn politician assaults two other politicians on a live television talk show and flees the scene at least one copycat incident is reported to have taken place with two MPs being assaulted by the neo-Nazi party's supporters. (''The Guardian'')
- Football coach Manuel Preciado Rebolledo, due to be unveiled as the new Villarreal manager on Friday, is found dead from a heart attack at the age of 54. (''Daily Mail'')
- Usain Bolt triumphs in the 100m in Oslo in a time of 9.79 seconds. (BBC)
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