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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:
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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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Shaitan

Shaitan

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Bejoy Nambiar

Starring: Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Gulshan Devaiah, Rajeev Khandelwal

Super 8

Super 8

Release year: 2011

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney

Country: United States of America

Bernie

Bernie

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman

Country: United States of America

Leap Year

Leap Year

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow

Albatross

Albatross

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Niall MacCormick

Starring: Felicity Jones, Jessica Brown Findlay, Sebastian Koch, Julia Ormond

Books

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Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank

Folly Beach

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“Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.”—Pat

State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett

State Of Wonder

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"Expect miracles when you read Ann Patchett's fiction."—New York Times Book ReviewAward-winning, New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett returns with a provocative and assured novel of morality and miracles, science

Caleb'S Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

Caleb'S Crossing

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A bestselling tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March and The Secret Chord, coming from Viking in October 2015 Bethia Mayfield is a restless and

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

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help

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Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer …