June 2009 calendar

June 2009

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 2009.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 2009: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2009?


  • 01 Jun 2009 A new USA requirement requires passports and other approved identification to show at all entry points.
  • 02 Jun 2009 Nelson Jobim, Brazilian Defense Minister, confirms that debris found in the Atlantic Ocean near Fernando de Noronha is the wreckage from Air France Flight 447.
  • 03 Jun 2009 The Organization of American States has lifted its 47-year-old suspension of Cuba.
  • 04 Jun 2009 James Purnell, Secretary of State in the United Kingdom for Work and Pensions, announces his resignation and asks that Prime Minister Gordon Brown also step down. ''(Guardian)''
  • 05 Jun 2009 Published are two thousand private color photos of Adolf Hitler.
  • 06 Jun 2009 The European Union continues to hold parliamentary elections in Cyprus, Italy. Latvia, Malta. Slovakia.
  • 07 Jun 2009 The European Union's parliamentary elections are over in Austria, Belgium Bulgaria, Denmark Estonia, Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Italy Lithuania Luxembourg Poland Portugal Romania Slovenia Spain and Sweden.
  • 08 Jun 2009 At least 18 factory workers are killed in an accident involving a truck and a bus in Egypt's Nile Delta.
  • 09 Jun 2009 The court has ordered George Becali, the new MEP from the right-wing Greater Romania Party, to stay in Romania.
  • 10 Jun 2009 The leaders of the 30th Dail Eireann, representing Fianna Fail as well as the Irish Green Party in Ireland, won a motion for confidence.
  • 11 Jun 2009 The H1N1 flu pandemic is now a worldwide emergency.
  • 12 Jun 2009 Wide-ranging protests across Iran and the globe are triggered by a disputed Iranian presidential election.
  • 13 Jun 2009 Six Flags, a New York-based operator of theme parks, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Six Flags has US$2.4 billion of debt.
  • 14 Jun 2009 Paisley, Scotland is the location of Europe's first H1N1-related death.
  • 15 Jun 2009 Iran
  • 16 Jun 2009 Iran
  • 17 Jun 2009 Richard Scrushy, former chief executive of American HealthSouth, is being ordered to pay US$2.9billion after a judge found him guilty of accounting fraud that almost bankrupted the hospital chain.
  • 18 Jun 2009 Launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a NASA robotic spacecraft.
  • 19 Jun 2009 Ken Roberts, an American radio and television announcer (The Secret Storm and Love of Life), is dead at the age of 99.
  • 20 Jun 2009 Spaceport America is now open in New Mexico, USA. It will be the first commercially-occupied spaceport. The New Mexico government will spend almost US$200million on the project.
  • 21 Jun 2009 Archaeologists have evidence that the Maya used the manioc plants as a staple food.
  • 22 Jun 2009 Washington Metro train collision: In Washington, D.C., USA, two Metro trains collide, killing 9 people and injuring more than 80.
  • 23 Jun 2009 Ed McMahon, longtime Johnny Carson announcer and sidekick (The Tonight Show, for 30 years), has died in California at the age of 86. He was host of Star Search 1983-1995, co-host of Bloopers and Practical Jokes 1982-1986, and emcee game shows Missing Links and Snap Judgment.
  • 24 Jun 2009 Togo abolishes death penalty
  • 25 Jun 2009 Iran
  • 26 Jun 2009 The American Clean Energy and Security Act Climate Change Bill is passed by the US House of Representatives. It also includes a cap and trade plan.
  • 27 Jun 2009 Two paramilitary loyalist groups in Northern Ireland start to decommission their weapons.
  • 28 Jun 2009 The Honduran Supreme Court orders President Manuel Zelaya to be arrested and exiled. He claimed that he had violated the constitution of the country by holding a referendum on staying in power. and many other countries around the globe.
  • 29 Jun 2009 Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years imprisonment for "extraordinarily Evil" crimes committed in Wall Street's largest and most brazen investment fraud.
  • 30 Jun 2009 The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Al Franken was the winner of November 2008's election as US Senator. This result was based on a margin 312 votes. This means that the Democrats now have 60 senators in Congress.
  • 01 Jun 2009 Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew are killed.
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  2. - Poker Face
  3. - I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
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  5. - Blame It


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 2009?

Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris

Dead and Gone


The ninth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse Series features the werewolves, shifters and a small town called Bon Temps.

The 8th Confession by James Patterson

The 8th Confession


THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLERSomeone has murdered the wealthiest people in the city. The Women's Murder Club will have to pay a steep price for this.

Relentless by Dean Koontz



Shearman Waxx, literary critic, can destroy a book with a few well-worded bon mots. One unlucky author will soon discover that this is not all he has.

Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton

Skin Trade


Anita Blake receives a grisly souvenir from Las Vegas from a vampire serial killer. She must warn Sin City's authorities.

Renegade by Richard Wolffe



Before the White House, Air Force One, and massive rallies, there was Barack Obama the real Barack Obama. A man who wrestled with the monumental decision to run