June 8

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on June 8. From 1900 until now. June 8 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Kanye West (1977), Joan Rivers (1933) and Andrea Casiraghi (1984). Several movies were released around June 8 over the years, such as Ace in the Hole in 1951 directed by Billy Wilder and Punishment Park in 1971 directed by Peter Watkins.
But much more happened on June 8 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around June 8 over the years?
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Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Punishment Park

Punishment Park

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Peter Watkins

Starring: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

Ghost World

Ghost World

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Terry Zwigoff

Starring: Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Brad Renfro

The Decline of the American Empire

The Decline of the American Empire

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Denys Arcand

Starring: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

Anna and the King of Siam

Anna and the King of Siam

Release year: 1946

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 8?


Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • 2019 Syrian Civil War, Northwestern Syria offensive: Abdul Baset al-Sarout, a Jaysh al-Izza commander, the “singer of the revolution”, and former Syria national football team goalkeeper, dies from wounds sustained Thursday when he was struck by Syrian Army artillery. (BBC) (The Guardian)
  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: On Quds Day – the last Friday of Ramadan – thousands of Palestinians protest near the Gaza border fence. Israeli troops fire live rounds and tear gas, killing four people and injuring over 600. (AP via CBS News)
  • 2017 2017 North Korean missile tests: North Korea test fires several missiles, believed to be anti-ship weapons. The test comes immediately after South Korea suspends further deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system. (The New York Times)
  • 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The Taliban kills 12 members of Afghanistan's security forces who were captured in recent ambushes in the Ghazni Province on June 3 and 5. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 8 over the years?


Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around June 8 over the years?
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The Ranch  by Danielle Steel

The Ranch

Year: 1997

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In her 39th best-selling novel, Danielle Steel brings to life the story of three women, old roommates from college, who come together after twenty years, one summer at The Ranch.They

Rage by Jonathan Kellerman

Rage

Year: 2005

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Troy Turner and Rand Duchay were barely teenagers when they murdered a younger child. While Troy died violently behind bars, the hulking, slow-witted Rand

How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong

How To Save Your Own Life

Year: 1977

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Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published.

Heiress by Janet Dailey

Heiress

Year: 1987

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In Heiress, two sisters meet at the funeral of one of the most prestigious men in the country, Dean Lawson, their father.

Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

Year: 1984

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Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to …

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