June 2011 calendar

June 2011

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2011?


  • 01 Jun 2011 Arab Spring
  • 02 Jun 2011 Since the 21 May annexation of the region by the northern troops, almost 100 civilians have been killed in the Abyei dispute between North and South Sudan.
  • 03 Jun 2011 Yemeni uprising
  • 04 Jun 2011 Chile's Puyehue volcano explodes, causing cancellations of air traffic across South America, New Zealand and Australia, and forcing more than 3,000 people to evacuate.
  • 05 Jun 2011 Arab Spring: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh travels from Yemen to Saudi Arabia to treat an injury sustained in an attack on his presidential palace. Protesters celebrate the transfer of power to his Vice-President Abd al-Rab Mansur al-Hadi.
  • 06 Jun 2011 Libyan civil War 2011: Rebels retake Yafran, in the west of Libya.
  • 07 Jun 2011 Uprising in Syria:
  • 08 Jun 2011 Libyan civil war
  • 09 Jun 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 10 Jun 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 11 Jun 2011 A government crackdown on protests forced at least 4300 Syrians to flee to Turkey.
  • 12 Jun 2011 Arab Spring: Thousands flee Syria to Turkey after Syrian troops take control of Jisr ash-Shugur.
  • 13 Jun 2011 2011 Jordanian protests
  • 14 Jun 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 15 Jun 2011 Protesters threaten to surround the Hellenic parliament as it prepares for discussions about its financial cuts plans. Greek unions start a general strike.
  • 16 Jun 2011 Ayman al-Zawahiri has been selected to succeed Osama bin Laden as the next leader of al-Qaeda
  • 17 Jun 2011 According to Yonhap, South Korea has launched precision-guided missiles capable o hitting Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.
  • 18 Jun 2011 Burma accuses Kachin Independence Army (Kachin Independence Army) of starting deadly fighting close to the Chinese border.
  • 19 Jun 2011 2011 Libyan Civil War:
  • 20 Jun 2011 Arab Spring
  • 21 Jun 2011 2011 Yemeni Uprising: 2000 Ethiopian migrants flee the country.
  • 22 Jun 2011 2011 Bahraini Uprising: 10 pro-democracy activists are sentenced by the Bahraini government to life imprisonment for their participation in the uprising.
  • 23 Jun 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian forces mass at the Turkish border, near where thousands of refugees camp.
  • 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.
  • 25 Jun 2011 Arab Spring
  • 26 Jun 2011 Arab Spring
  • 27 Jun 2011 Arab Spring
  • 28 Jun 2011 U.S. drone strikes on North Waziristan
  • 29 Jun 2011 Arab Spring
  • 30 Jun 2011 Arab Spring
  • 01 Jun 2011 A rare tornado outbreak occurs in New England; a strong EF3 tornado strikes Springfield, Massachusetts, during the event, killing four people.
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Rolling In The Deep
  2. - E.T.
  3. - Give Me Everything
  4. - Party Rock Anthem
  5. - Just Can't Get Enough


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 2011?

Buried Prey by John Sandford

Buried Prey


Lucas Davenport, Minneapolis' homicide detective, has been haunted by the mystery of the kidnapping of two teenage girls for over 25 years. The bodies were found today.

Demonic by Ann Coulter



The mob is the demon, and the demon is a mob. The Democratic Party activates mobs and depends on them. It coddles mobs and celebrates mobs.

The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

The Snowman


A boy named Jonas awakes one night after the first snowfall of this year and finds that his mother has vanished.

A Turn In The Road by Debbie Macomber

A Turn In The Road


Sometimes where you think your going is not where you end. Bethanne Hamlin, in the middle, of her year, takes a roadtrip with her daughter.

Bossypants by Tina Fey



Tina Fey was just a little girl before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update", before "Sarah Palin". Tina Fey was just an innocent young girl with a dream. A recurring stress dream she was being chased through.