Thursday June 17, 2021: on this day

About June 17th, 2021, in brief:

  • Historical events: Juneteenth National Independence Day, was signed into law by President Joe Biden, to become the first federal holiday established since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983.
  • Day of the week: June 17th, 2021 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Newt Gingrich, Kendrick Lamar
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • Popular movie: Pride directed by Matthew Warchus

More about June 17th, 2021? See below for more news and curiosities on June 17th, 2021.


What day of the week was June 17, 2021?

June 17, 2021 was a Thursday and it was the 168th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

June 17, 2021 can also be written as 6/17/2021 in the US and as 17/6/2021 in UK and Europe.

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June 17, 2021: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on June 17, 2021:

  • Juneteenth national independence day, was signed into law by president joe biden, to become the first federal holiday established since martin luther king jr. day in 1983.

June 17, 2021: What were the magazines covers that day?

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June 17, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for June 17th 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 17, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for June 17, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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June 17, 2021: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on June 17, 2021 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on June 17, 2021 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 17, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 50% full, rising at 12:15 pm and setting at 01:28 am.

The previous full moon was on May 26, 2021 while the next full moon would come on Jun 24, 2021.

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Who was born on June 17, 2021?

Whose famous birthday is on June 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on June 17th:

  • Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich

    American politician who rose to prominence in 1994 as the first gop speaker in 40 years.

  • Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick lamar is a highly influential rapper known for his introspective lyrics and socially conscious themes.

  • Stan Laurel
    Stan Laurel

    Stan laurel was a comedic actor best known for being one half of the famous duo laurel and hardy, known for their slapstick comedy films.

  • K.J. Apa
    K.J. Apa

    New Zealand actor known for his role as Archie Andrews in the teen drama series Riverdale.

  • Bresha Webb
    Bresha Webb

    Bresha Webb is an American actress known for her roles in television shows such as 'Marlon' and 'Run the World'.

  • Beth Moore
    Beth Moore

    Beth moore is a well-known author and bible teacher, recognized for her bestselling books and influential teachings.

  • Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow

    American singer, songwriter, author, and musician who rose to mega-pop stardom during the 1970s.

  • Greg Kinnear
    Greg Kinnear

    American actor who was the host and executive producer for e! entertainment televisionaeur(tm), the popular "talk soup" program, 1991-1994.

  • Joe Piscopo
    Joe Piscopo

    American actor, best known for his role on "saturday night live" (1975-85), where he was well-known for his hilarious parodies of stars such...

  • Peter Lupus
    Peter Lupus

    American actor and bodybuilder.

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How old is someone born on June 17, 2021?

Someone born on June 17, 2021 is:

3 years 1 month old,

or 37 months and 1 day old,

or 161 weeks

or 1127 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on June 17, 2021?

There are 334 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday June 17th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on June 17, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on June 17, 2021.

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June 17, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on June 17, 2021:

  • Kenneith Kaunda

    First president of Zambia, leading the country to independence from the United Kingdom.

  • Memphis Marlowe

    Influential playwright known for pushing the boundaries of traditional theater.

  • Dimbi Tubilandu
  • Giacomo Zani

What famous deaths happened on June 17th?

Famous deaths on June 17th:

  • Cyd Charisse
    Cyd Charisse

    Cyd charisse was an american dancer and actress known for her roles in classic hollywood musicals such as singin' in the rain and the band...

  • Jeff Chandler
    Jeff Chandler

    American actor and singer (d. 1961).

  • Kate Smith
    Kate Smith

    American singer ("god bless america") dies in raleigh (north carolina) at the age of 78 (born 1907).

  • Pamela Britton
    Pamela Britton

    Actress (blondie my favorite martian), is killed at 50.

  • John Murray
    John Murray

    Canadian-scottish biologist and oceanographer (d. 1914).

  • Elysian Stone

    Pioneering environmental journalist advocating for conservation and sustainability.

  • Aulden Smith

    Pioneering scientist who revolutionized the field of genetics.

  • Telesa Vili

    Esteemed physicist known for contributions to quantum mechanics.

  • Jayliani Khan

    Influential playwright whose works continue to inspire generations.

  • Lamarco Smith

    Influential playwright whose works explored social issues and human relationships.

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Who was the US President on June 17, 2021?

On June 17, 2021 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 2021?

On June 17, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 17, 2021?

On June 17, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about June 17th?

June 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th 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 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - Boko haram, nigeria: three suicide bombers from boko haram detonate their bombs among football fans in konduga. the explosions killed 30 and injured 40 others. (bbc).boko haram terrorists engage in gunfire with nigerian soldiers in nganzai, a local government area of borno state.
  • 2018 - Boko haram insurgency: at least 31 people are killed in twin suicide bombings at damboa, nigeria. rockets from outside the town are believed to be following the explosions.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan: an "insider attack" on camp shaheen in northern mazar-i-sharif resulted in at least one afghan being killed and seven americans being wounded. the earlier report that americans were killed was incorrect. the taliban claim responsibility.

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What happened in 2021?

2021 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Twenty-three people are killed in what is described as a police ″massacre″ in La Vega, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashes north of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 62 people on board.
  • Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump attack the United States Capitol to disrupt certification of the 2020 presidential election, resulting in five deaths and evacuation of the U.S. Congress.

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What was the calendar for June 2021?

June 2021 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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