Wednesday June 19, 2019

US date format: 6/19/2019, UK date format: 19/6/2019

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 19, 2019). The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative). State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019 while The Pioneers by David McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Broken Mirror.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.

Events

  • Li Ka-shing, "Hong Kong's richest man", pledges to pay, via his charitable foundation, the tuition fees of the Shantou University's 2019 incoming class for up to five years. (BBC)
  • Venezuelan refugee crisis: The UN predicts that over five million Venezuelans, over 15% of the nation's population, will have left the country by the end of 2019 since the start of the crisis in Venezuela—the total at the end of 2018 was 3.3 million. One million have left the country since November, with a daily average of 5,000 departures. Additionally, over 20% of all worldwide UN asylum requests are from Venezuelans; 350,000 applied in 2018 alone. (Financial Times)
  • The UN predicts that over five million Venezuelans, over 15% of the nation's population, will have left the country by the end of 2019 since the start of the crisis in Venezuela—the total at the end of 2018 was 3.3 million. One million have left the country since November, with a daily average of 5,000 departures. Additionally, over 20% of all worldwide UN asylum requests are from Venezuelans; 350,000 applied in 2018 alone. (Financial Times)
  • Millions of people in southeast India face water shortages due to drought and depleted groundwater. (CBC)
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Movies

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State of the Union

State of the Union

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

Sunrise in Heaven

Sunrise in Heaven

Directed by: Waymon Boone

Starring: Caylee Cowan, Corbin Bernsen, Dee Wallace, Erin Bethea

Monsoon

Monsoon

Directed by: Hong Khaou

Starring: Henry Golding, Parker Sawyers, David Tran, Molly Harris

The Eight Hundred

The Eight Hundred

Directed by: Hu Guan

Starring: Yi Zhang, Chen Yao, Haoming Yu, Augusta Xu-Holland

Shadow Wolves

Shadow Wolves

Directed by: McKay Daines

Starring: Thomas Gibson, Graham Greene, Louise Lombard, Cody Walker

TV Series

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Broken Mirror

Broken Mirror

Directed by: Ton'e Brown

Euphoria

Euphoria

Directed by: Lee Boot

The Code

The Code

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Gösta

Gösta

Tell Me Your Secrets

Tell Me Your Secrets

Days to next June 19

If June 19, 2019 is your birthday you're 1 year, 1 month, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 8 days.
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Books

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Unsolved by James Patterson, David Ellis

Unsolved

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FBI agent Emmy Dockery investigates a series of murders that are staged to look like accidents

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing

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The reclusive Kya Clark is suspected in the death of Chase Andrews

Tom Clancy Enemy Contact by Mike Maden

Tom Clancy Enemy Contact

By:

Jack Ryan, Jr. is tasked with finding a leaker in the CIA; fifth in series

Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern

Howard Stern Comes Again

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Memoir: Radio personality reflects on his past guests and best interviews

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Mrs. Everything

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The story of two sisters - bookish Jo and good girl Bethie - through modern American history

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • b'Black Superstars Pitch Adidas Shoes. Its Black Workers Say They\xe2\x80\x99re Sidelined.' b'Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company\xe2\x80\x99s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against.' [..]
  • b'Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing' b'Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets.' [..]
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