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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 2011.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 2011: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2011?


Events

  • 01 Jun 2011 Arab Spring:
  • 02 Jun 2011 Almost 100 civilians are killed in the disputed Abyei region between North and South Sudan since northern troops seized the area on 21 May. (Reuters)
  • 03 Jun 2011 Yemeni uprising:
  • 04 Jun 2011 Chile's Puyehue volcano erupts, causing air traffic cancellations across South America, New Zealand, Australia and forcing over 3,000 people to evacuate.
  • 05 Jun 2011 Arab Spring: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh travels to Saudi Arabia for treatment of an injury sustained during an attack on the presidential palace. Protesters celebrate his transfer of power to his Vice-President Abd al-Rab Mansur al-Hadi.
  • 06 Jun 2011 2011 Libyan civil war: Rebels retake the town of Yafran in the west of the country. (New York Times) (al Jazeera)
  • 07 Jun 2011 Syrian uprising:
  • 08 Jun 2011 Libyan civil war:
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  • 11 Jun 2011 At least 4,300 Syrians flee into Turkey amid a government crackdown on protests. (Al Jazeera)
  • 12 Jun 2011 Arab Spring: Thousands of Syrians flee to Turkey as Syrian troops lay siege to Jisr ash-Shugur.
  • 13 Jun 2011 2011 Jordanian protests: The motorcade of King Abdullah II of Jordan is attacked by bottles and stones thrown by protesters in Tafilah. (BBC) (The Guardian)
  • 14 Jun 2011 2011 Syrian uprising:
  • 15 Jun 2011 Greek unions initiate a general strike, with protesters vowing to surround the Hellenic Parliament as it prepares to discuss its plans for financial cuts. (Reuters via France 24) (Xinhua) (euronews)
  • 16 Jun 2011 Ayman al-Zawahiri is selected as the successor of leadership of al-Qaeda succeeding Osama bin Laden (CNN)
  • 17 Jun 2011 The Yonhap news agency reports that South Korea has deployed precision-guided missiles capable of hitting the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. (Yonhap News)
  • 18 Jun 2011 Burma accuses the Kachin Independence Army of starting deadly fighting near the Chinese border. (AFP via Google News) (Asian Correspondent) (BBC)
  • 19 Jun 2011 2011 Libyan civil war:
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  • 21 Jun 2011 2011 Yemeni uprising: 2,000 Ethiopian migrants are evacuated from the country. (BBC)
  • 22 Jun 2011 2011 Bahraini uprising: The Bahraini government sentences 10 pro-democracy activists to life in prison for their role in the uprising. (The Guardian) (Al Jazeera) (BBC)
  • 23 Jun 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian forces mass along the Turkish border near where thousands of refugees are camped. (Reuters) (BBC)
  • 24 Jun 2011 ''The New York Times'' reports that a cell phone belonging to Osama bin Laden's courier contains contacts with Harakat-ul-Mujahedeen indicating possible ties with Pakistan's intelligence agencies. (''The New York Times'')
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  • 28 Jun 2011 U.S. drone attacks on North Waziristan:
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States of America

Up in Mabel's Room

Up in Mabel's Room

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Harry Myers

Books

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On China by Henry Kissinger

On China

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"Fascinating, shrewd . . . The book deftly traces the rhythms and patterns of Chinese history." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York TimesIn this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for

Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe

Stories I Only Tell My Friends

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A wryly funny and surprisingly moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eyeA teen idol at fifteen, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack

Sh*T My Dad Says by Justin Halpern

Sh*T My Dad Says

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After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,"

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games

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In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated.

One Summer by David Baldacci

One Summer

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci comes a moving family drama about learning to love again after heartbreak and loss.ONE