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June 17

June 17 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Kendrick Lamar (1987), Lio (1962) and Venus Williams (1980). Several movies were released around June 17 over the years, such as Forrest Gump in 1994 directed by Robert Zemeckis and Hamlet in 1964 directed by Grigori Kozintsev.
But much more happened on June 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around June 17 over the years?

Forrest Gump

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1964

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

On the Waterfront

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Robert Hamer

Starring: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

Country: United States of America

The Caine Mutiny

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 17?


  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.


  • 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 most popular books released around June 17 over the years?

Dark Side Of The Moon

Year: 2006

By: Sherrilyn Kenyon

Susan Michaels was the hottest reporter on the Beltway Beat until she walked into a setup that ruined her reputation. Now she's working for a small Seattle paper, penning stories about

The Dilbert Principle

Year: 1996

By: Scott Adams

The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.

Dead and Gone

Year: 2009

By: Charlaine Harris

In the ninth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series, the werewolves and shifters come out of the closet and throw the small town of Bon Temps into a tailspin...Except

The Right Words At The Right Time

Year: 2002

By: Marlo Thomas

For those of us in need of hope, a hero, or a healthy dose of inspiration, here is a heartwarming collection of personal revelations from some of today's greatest luminaries whose

The Husband

Year: 2006

By: Dean Koontz

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Koontz is America’s No. 1 author of thrillers [and] The Husband is one of his finest novels.”—The Denver Post We have your wife.

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