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June 13

What happened on June 13? Bulgarian-French sculptor and painter Christo (*1935) is born on the same day as his wife Jeanne-Claude (*1935). What a fascinating couple. And that’s not the only duo (or trio, really) born on the same day!The Olsen Twins (*1986) and DJ … Read more…June 13

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June 12

What happened on June 12? Helsinki, nowadays the capital of Finland, is founded by King Gustav I of Sweden in 1550. Yes, it used to be part of Sverige. And today, centuries later, Swedish singer Robyn (*1979) sings a happy birthday song to lovely Helsinki! … Read more…June 12

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June 11

What happened on June 11? This incredible day provides so much action we could shoot a movie about it!So let’s kick off by celebrating the release dates of Jurrasic Park in 1993 and E.T. in 1982. The Limelight Department, one of the world’s first film … Read more…June 11

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June 10

What happened on June 10? Oh jolly! The first Boat Race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge took place on the Thames in London in 1829. For those who find rowing exhausting, check this out: Willem Barents and Jacob van Heemskerk … Read more…June 10

June 9

What happened on June 9? We have some proper epicness in store for you today! Donald Duck makes his debut in The Wise Little Hen cartoon on this day in 1934.And another animal star, actor Michael J. Fox (*1961), is born in Canada. We celebrate … Read more…June 9

June 8

What happened on June 8? George Orwell’s famous novel “1984” was published on this day. In 1949.He predicted many things for the year 1984. But he surely didn’t anticipate the release of The Gremlins movie! Speaking of movies, we celebrate the founding day of Universal … Read more…June 8

June 7

What happened on June 7? Prince (*1958) sings the opening theme to today’s celebrations, which are truly epic! The saying goes that when you need to get rid of ghosts, you gonna call the Ghostbusters, which premiered in 1984. We reckon that Liam Neeson (*1952) … Read more…June 7

June 6

What happened on June 6? American fashion brand Abercrombie & Fitch was established on this stylish day in 1867. Exactly 100 years later, actor Paul Giamatti (*1967) is born. And we celebrate his birthday with a nice Italian spumante and some ‘dolci’ (sweets). Swedish tennis … Read more…June 6

June 5

What happened on June 5? Good old Elvis Presley scandalized the global audience on this wonderful June day in 1956. What was the drama all about? Well, naughty Elvis made some suggestive hip movements whilst introducing his new single ‘Hound Dog‘. Mark Wahlberg (*1971) is … Read more…June 5

June 4

What happened on June 4? Oh, those Pulitzers. Rocking the lives of librarians around the world since 1917!Hug Your Cat Day is the purrfect moment to dust off a good book. Honestly, who doesn’t love a great piece of literature? Surely even birthday hosts Angelina … Read more…June 4