Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on June 17. From 1900 until now.
June 17 is under the sign of Gemini.
Famous birthdays on this day include Newt Gingrich (1943), Kendrick Lamar (1987) and Lio (1962).
Several movies were released around June 17 over the years, such as Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 1966 directed by Mike Nichols and Up in Mabel's Room in 1926 directed by E. Mason Hopper.
But much more happened on June 17 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around June 17 over the years?
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Which were the important events of June 17?
- 2019 Boko Haram: Three Boko Haram suicide bombers detonate their devices among a group of football fans, killing 30 people and wounding 40 others, in Konduga, Nigeria. (BBC)Boko Haram terrorists exchange gunfire with Nigerian troops in the Nganzai local government area of Borno State. (Al Jazeera)
- 2018 Boko Haram insurgency: Twin suicide bombings in Damboa, Nigeria, leave at least 31 people dead. The explosions are reportedly followed by rockets fired from outside the town. (BBC)
- 2017 War in Afghanistan: At least one Afghan is killed and seven American soldiers wounded in an "insider attack" at Camp Shaheen, in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. An earlier report that Americans had been killed is incorrect. The Taliban claims responsibility. (Reuters) (The New York Times)
- 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017), Military intervention against ISIL, Battle of Fallujah (2016): The Iraqi government recaptures the main government compound in Fallujah. (AFP via Daily Mail)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17 over the years?
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- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla - One Dance
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX - Fancy
- 2013 Macklemore - Can't Hold Us
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Adele - Rolling In The Deep
- 2010 Katy Perry - California Gurls
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Lil Wayne - Lollipop
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Which were the most popular books released around June 17 over the years?
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