June 2

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on June 2. From 1900 until now. June 2 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Wentworth Miller (1972), Bernard Cazeneuve (1963) and Zachary Quinto (1977). Several movies were released around June 2 over the years, such as Toy Story 3 in 2010 directed by Lee Unkrich and Night and the City in 1950 directed by Jules Dassin.
But much more happened on June 2 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around June 2 over the years?
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Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

Night and the City

Night and the City

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States of America

Love and Death

Love and Death

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Frank Adu

Country: United States of America

Nashville

Nashville

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Shelley Duvall

Country: United States of America

The Ghost Breakers

The Ghost Breakers

Release year: 1940

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2?


Holidays

  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.

Events

  • 2019 Syrian Civil War: A suicide car bomber kills five soldiers of the Syrian Democratic Forces and five civilians at a checkpoint in central Raqqa, Syria. This and a nearby roadside bomb wound 20 people. (DW)Israel kills ten people in airstrikes conducted against Syrian military targets in the Golan Heights in response to two rockets fired at Mount Hermon late Saturday. (The Guardian)A car bomb in Azaz kills at least 21 people and leaves many wounded. (DW)
  • 2018 Artificial intelligence arms race: Google reports that they will not renew a contract with the U.S. military to develop machine learning algorithms for drones. (BBC)
  • 2017 Rock am Ring: A terrorist threat results in the evacuation of tens of thousands of fans at the first day of the annual Rock am Ring music festival at the Zeppelinfeld in Nuremberg, Germany. Organizers say they hope the festival will resume Saturday. (BBC)
  • 2016 Somali Civil War (2009–present): In a raid by Somali forces near Kismayo, at least 16 Al-Shabaab militants are killed, including the mastermind of the Garissa University College attack. (BBC) (Daily Caller)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 2 over the years?


Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around June 2 over the years?
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The Man Who Never Was by Ewen Montagu

The Man Who Never Was

Year: 1954

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In the graveyard of the Spanish town of Huelva there lies a British subject. As he died, alone, in the foggy damp of England in the late autumn of 1942, he little thought he would lie under the sunny skies …

Don'T Stop The Carnival by Herman Wouk

Don'T Stop The Carnival

Year: 1965

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It's every parrothead's dream: to leave behind the rat race of the workaday world and start life all over again amidst the cool breezes, sun-drenched colors, and rum-laced drinks of a

The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century

Year: 1999

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What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the …

Where Have All The Leaders Gone? by Lee Iacocca

Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

Year: 2007

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Legendary auto executive Lee Iacocca has a question for every American: Where have all the leaders gone?The most widely recognized business executive of all time asks the tough questions that America's

The Temple Of My Familiar by Alice Walker

The Temple Of My Familiar

Year: 1989

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First published in 1990, The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker’s follow-up novel to her iconic The Color Purple, spent more than four months on the New York Times Bestseller list

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