Thursday June 02, 2016: on this day

About June 2nd, 2016, in brief:

  • Historical events: Somali Civil War (2009-present). At least 16 Al-Shabaab militants were killed in a raid on Somali forces near Kismayo. This includes the mastermind behind the attack at Garissa University College.
  • Day of the week: June 2nd, 2016 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Monkey (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Wentworth Miller, Wayne Brady
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • Popular movie: Lights Out directed by David F. Sandberg

More about June 2nd, 2016? See below for more news and curiosities on June 2nd, 2016.

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What day of the week was June 02, 2016?


June 02, 2016 was a Thursday and it was the 154th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar.

June 02, 2016 can also be written as 6/2/2016 in the US and as 2/6/2016 in UK and Europe.

June 02, 2016 in June 2016 calendar

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June 02, 2016: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on June 02, 2016:

  • Somali civil war (2009-present). at least 16 al-shabaab militants were killed in a raid on somali forces near kismayo. this includes the mastermind behind the attack at garissa university college.
  • The united states has announced new rules that will be in effect from july 6th. they prohibit the sale of ivory from africa.
  • A group of environmental groups, including the sierra club, file a brief opposing arch coal's plan to declare bankruptcy.
  • 2016 european floods: more than eleven people have been killed by heavy flooding in europe. (bbc) (bloomberg). the louvre will temporarily close to allow for the removal of artworks most at risk from flooding.
  • Heavy flooding in europe has claimed the lives of at least eleven people.
  • To move the most vulnerable artworks from flooding, the louvre will temporarily close.
  • A romanian medical helicopter crashes near cahul, moldova, killing four people.
  • May 2016, united states storm complex: five us army soldiers have been killed and four more are missing following the overturning of their light medium tactical vehicle near fort hood, texas.
  • After their light medium tactical vehicle flipped near fort hood, texas, at least five soldiers from the united states army were killed and four others are missing.
  • A 7-month-old baby in columbus, ohio was killed when a woman driving by herself with a learn permit hit him and then crashed into a building. the cause of the accident has not been determined. wbns-10tv
  • Recognizance of armenian genocide: germany's bundestag approves a resolution declaring the ottoman empire’s 1915 killing of armenians genocide. this provoked a furious reaction from turkey.
  • An autopsy revealed that prince, an american musician, died from an overdose on fentanyl (an opioid painkiller 50x stronger than heroin), according to an autopsy.
  • 2016 ucla shooting: the shooter was found in minnesota. he is a former ph.d candidate in mechanical engineering who claimed that his first victim had "cleverly stole his code".
  • Minnesota found a second victim in the ucla shooting. the shooter was a former ph.d. student in mechanical engineering who claimed that his first victim had "cleverly stole his code."
  • Four syrians are being held on suspicion of having traveled to europe for the islamic state in order to attack dusseldorf.
  • 2016 mathura clash: 24 deaths and 368 arrests in mathura, india. police are trying to expel members of a squatter gang from the land they occupy.
  • As police try to expel members of a squatter gang from land they are occupying, 24 people are killed in mathura and 368 are arrested.
  • In san jose, california, violence breaks out at a trump rally. a few people were also arrested after an officer and other demonstrators were attacked.
  • Marc leduc, a canadian citizen, is convicted of first-degree murder in two killings of women involved in drug and sex trading. after being arrested for a 2012 sex attack with a knife, his dna was confirmed.
  • Paul ryan, the u.s. house speaker, endorses donald trump as president of the united states. (cnn),
  • Five people from american samoa filed a petition to the supreme court of the united states arguing that u.s citizens born in the territory of american samoa are entitled under the constitution of the united states. this idea is currently opposed by the state department.

June 02, 2016: What were the magazines covers that day?

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June 02, 2016: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on June 02, 2016:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $88.21
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $97.60
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $52.64
  • General Electric GE: opens at $30.01
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $152.59

Exchange Rates on June 02, 2016:

  • 1 USD = 0.8964 EUR
  • 1 USD = 108.842 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.6938 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3844 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.3102 CAD

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June 02, 2016: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for June 2nd is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer.

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June 02, 2016: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for June 02, 2016 is Monkey and the associated element is Fire.

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June 02, 2016: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on June 02, 2016 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on June 02, 2016 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on June 02, 2016 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 2% full, rising at 03:47 am and setting at 06:41 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 21, 2016 while the next full moon would come on Jun 20, 2016.

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Who was born on June 02, 2016?


Whose famous birthday is on June 2nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on June 2nd:

  • Wentworth Miller
    Wentworth Miller

    Wentworth miller is an american actor best known for his role as michael scofield in the television series prison break.

  • Wayne Brady
    Wayne Brady

    Wayne brady is an american comedian and actor best known for his work on the improvisational comedy show whose line is it anyway? and as the...

  • Zachary Quinto
    Zachary Quinto

    Zachary quinto is an american actor known for his role as spock in the star trek reboot film series.

  • Dennis Haysbert
    Dennis Haysbert

    Dennis haysbert is an american actor known for his roles in the television series 24 and the allstate insurance commercials.

  • Marie-Hélène Breillat
    Marie-Hélène Breillat

    French actor, painter, and writer.

  • Dana Carvey
    Dana Carvey

    American comedian and actor, known for his roles as a cast member of "saturday night live" or garth algar in "wayne's world".

  • Morena Baccarin
    Morena Baccarin

    Brazilian-born american actress.

  • Johnny Weissmuller
    Johnny Weissmuller

    Romanian-born american actor and swimmer who won five olympic medals as well as numerous world records.

  • Stacy Keach
    Stacy Keach

    American actor, best known for his roles in a variety of tv series and movies.

  • Sally Kellerman
    Sally Kellerman

    American actress.

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How old is someone born on June 02, 2016?


Someone born on June 02, 2016 is:

7 years 11 months old,

or 95 months and 17 days old,

or 415 weeks and 3 days old,

or 2908 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on June 02, 2016?

There are 14 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday June 2nd 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on June 02, 2016?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on June 02, 2016.

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June 02, 2016: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on June 02, 2016:

  • Thomas Kibble
  • Pál Koczka
  • Renato Valentini
  • Evgenij Lemeško
  • Klaus Biemann
  • Darko Grubor (Дарко Грубор)
  • Wayne Kingery
  • Keith Lawrence
  • Yevhen Lemeshko (Євген Пилипович Лемешко)
  • Abderrahmane Meziani (عبد الرحمان مزياني)
  • Andrzej Niemczyk
  • Lee Pfund
  • Willis Pyle
  • Brian Reidy
  • Freddie Wadling
  • Rafa Ojeda
  • John Pidgeon
  • Walter Curley

What famous deaths happened on June 2nd?

Famous deaths on June 2nd:

  • Richard Dawson
    Richard Dawson

    Richard dawson was a british-american actor and comedian best known for hosting the game show family feud.

  • Rex Harrison
    Rex Harrison

    British actor who is internationally recognized on film and stage.

  • Mel Ferrer
    Mel Ferrer

    Elberon, new jersey -- actor (longest day, eaten alive, 5th floor).

  • Jean Hersholt
    Jean Hersholt

    Actress (emma grand hotel, greed), is killed at 69.

  • Stephen Boyd
    Stephen Boyd

    Irish-born actor.

  • Lou Gehrig
    Lou Gehrig

    At 37 years old, the 1st baseman (new york yankee) dies in als at riverdale, new york.

  • Imogene Coca
    Imogene Coca

    American comedian, winsome, small-eyed, rubber-faced and petite, she was a co-star on "your show of shows," the first tv-based comedy...

  • Peter Sallis
    Peter Sallis

    Actor (taste the blood of dracula).

  • Lyda Borelli
    Lyda Borelli

    Italian actress (b. 1884).

  • Jack Gilford
    Jack Gilford

    Actor cracker jacks, dies at 82.

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June 02, 2016: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on June 02, 2016:

  • 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.
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June 02, 2016: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on June 02, 2016 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 30th and June 5th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


June 02, 2016: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on June 02, 2016 was One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, according to the music chart for the week May 30th and June 5th.

June 02, 2016: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on June 02, 2016 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 30th and June 5th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Panda
  3. - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  4. - 7 Years
  5. - Work From Home

June 02, 2016: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on June 02, 2016 was One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 30th and June 5th.

June 02, 2016: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on June 02, 2016 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 30th and June 5th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - One Dance
  2. - Panda
  3. - Work
  4. - Needed Me
  5. - Me, Myself & I

June 02, 2016: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on June 02, 2016 was Duele El Corazon by Enrique Iglesias Featuring Wisin, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 30th and June 5th.

June 02, 2016: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on June 02, 2016 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 30th and June 5th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Duele El Corazon
  2. - Bobo
  3. - Hasta El Amanecer
  4. - Ginza
  5. - El Perdedor

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June 02, 2016: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on June 02, 2016 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Lights Out

Release year: 2016

Written by:

Directed by: David F. Sandberg

Starring: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello, Billy Burke

Country: United States of America

Maggie's Plan

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Rebecca Miller

Starring: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Maya Rudolph

Country: United States of America

The Vatican Tapes

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Mark Neveldine

Starring: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott, Djimon Hounsou

Country: United States of America

In Dubious Battle

Release year: 2016

Directed by: James Franco

Starring: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'onofrio, Bryan Cranston, Sam Shepard, Danny McBride, Ed Harris, John Savage, Analeigh Tipton, Ashley Greene, Zach Braff

Country: United States of America

Monster Trucks

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Chris Wedge

Starring: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Barry Pepper, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Amy Ryan

Country: United States of America

June 02, 2016: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on June 02, 2016 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Wolf Creek

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Greg McLean

Raising the Bar

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Clay Glen

Containment

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Neil Mcenery-West

Foursome

Release year: 2016

Directed by: Claude d'Anna

Voltron

Voltron

Release year: 2016

Country: United States of America

June 02, 2016: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on June 02, 2016 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews

The Weekenders

By:

You can pack your bag, suitcase, backpack, or duffle for an adventure-filled summer. Some people spend the entire summer on Belle Isle in North Carolina.

Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

Beyond the Ice Limit

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BEYOND THE IICE LIMITThe thing is growing again. We must destroy it. It is time to act now... These are the words that begin Gideon Crew’s most dangerous and high-stakes assignment.

The Last Mile by David Baldacci

The Last Mile

By:

David Baldacci's #1 New York Times Bestseller Memory Man introduced Amos Decker, the remarkable detective who can forget everything. Decker is back in a new thrilling thriller.

The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

The City of Mirrors

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "A thrilling conclusion to a trilogy which will stand as one the greatest achievements in American fantasy fiction Stephen King. You followed The Passage.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss's brilliantly wise Oh, The Places You'll go! This is the perfect way to send off grads from high school, college and nursery school. Dr.

June 02, 2016: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on June 02, 2016 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Lego Worlds

Lego Worlds

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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Who was the US President on June 02, 2016?

On June 02, 2016 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 02, 2016?

On June 02, 2016 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 02, 2016?

On June 02, 2016 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about June 2nd?

June 2nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 2nd day of the month of June. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on June 2nd, such as:

  • 2019 - Syrian civil war: five soldiers from the syrian democratic forces are killed by a suicide car bomber at a checkpoint in central raqqa. this bomb and another nearby roadside bomb inflicted wounds on 20 people. (dw)israel strikes syria's military targets in golan heights to counter two rockets that were fired at mount hermon on saturday night. ten people are killed. (the guardian) a car bomb in azaz results in the deaths of at least 21 people, and many injuries.
  • 2018 - Google reports that the u.s. military has terminated a contract to create machine-learning algorithms for drones and artificial intelligence.
  • 2017 - Rock am ring: terrorist threat forces evacuation of tens to thousands of rock am ring fans on the first day at the zeppelinfeld, nuremberg, germany's annual rock am ring music festival. the festival organizers hope that the festival will resume on saturday.

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What happened in 2016?

2016 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A shooting occurs at a Tel Aviv pub, Israel. It leaves two people dead and eight others injured. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • Two people are killed and eight others injured in a shooting at a Tel Aviv pub. The gunman was able to escape and perhaps killed his accomplice, an Arab taxi driver. His body was discovered nearby. The shooter was identified by the police as Nisa'at Melkham, a 30-year-old muslim from Ar'ara. He was also searched his house.
  • A 28-foot tall new statue of Jesus, called "Jesus de Greatest", was unveiled at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Abajah village in Nigeria's Imo state. It is the largest known African Jesus statue.

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What was the calendar for June 2016?

June 2016 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with June being the 6th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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