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 Psycho in 1960 directed by Alfred Hitchcock and The Apartment in 1960 directed by Billy Wilder.
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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Psycho

Psycho

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Jaws

Jaws

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Country: United States of America

The Mortal Storm

The Mortal Storm

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan

Country: United States of America

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

Release year: 1980

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

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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Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

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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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Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

Year: 1975

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast of Champions

Year: 1973

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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

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

Marker by Robin Cook

Marker

Year: 2005

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With his signature blend of suspense and science, Robin Cook delivers an electrifying page-turner that delves into the murky ethics of developing genomic medicine and modern-day health care.

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

Year: 1977

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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