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In June 2017, a tire shop in Fort Worth, Texas, was robbed so often that the owner bought a guard dog. The next time the shop was robbed, the intruders stole the dog.

On June 28, 2009, Stephen Hawking held a party open to all, complete with hors d'oeuvres and iced champagne, but only publicized the party after it was over so that only time-travellers would know to attend; as expected, nobody showed up to the party.

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  1. Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space on 16 June 1963, where she spent three days orbiting the Earth 48 times, and is the only woman to have completed a solo space mission

  2. A weather phenomenon that struck Kopperl, Texas in June 1960 dubbed "Satan's Storm." During this event, temperatures suddenly rose around midnight to 140°F, wind gusts blew at over 75MPH and crops were instantly scorched, causing terrified residents to believe the world was ending.

  3. A letter that Johnny Cash wrote to June Carter in 1994 was voted the greatest love letter of all time. They were married from 1968 till June passed away in 2003. Johnny died 4 months later.

  4. The D-Day(June 6) Crossword Panic of 1944 in which, in the 35 days before the invasion, 5 obscure, top-secret code words appeared in the Daily Telegraph puzzles..The words 'Utah, Omaha, Overlord, Mulberry and Neptune' triggered a MI5 investigation.

  5. Ring Of Fire" popularized by Johnny Cash was actually written by June Carter about her falling in love with Johnny Cash while he was still married to his first wife.

  6. About Juneteenth: an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the former Confederate States of America.

  7. May 35th, the date Chinese dissidents use to fool the censors when commemorating the anniversary of Tiananmen Square, June 4th, 1989

  8. During a press conference in June 1943 Congressman Andrew May noted that Japanese depth charges detonated too soon to be effective. The Japanese changed depth charge tactics after the press releases, killing 800 US submariners

  9. Tomatoes were put "on trial" on June 28, 1820 in Salem, New Jersey. In front of a courthouse, Robert Johnson ate a horde of tomatoes in order to prove they weren't poisonous. The crowd waited for him to die. He didn't.

  10. After France surrended in June 1940, the Royal Navy sailed down to Algeria to seize the bulk of the French navy. When the French refused to surrender control of the ships, the Royal Navy open fired, destroying the fleet and killing 1300 French sailors

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American Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been touring non-stop since June of 1988 on what is now called the “Never Ending Tour”. He played his 3,000th show of the tour on April 19, 2019.

About Ten Cent Beer Night, a MLB promotion on June, 4, 1974, between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers, at Cleveland Stadium, leading to a riot between the teams and fans. Cleveland’s manager sent his team on to the field, with bats, in order to protect the Texas team from drunken fans. - source

On June 28, 2009 Stephen Hawking threw a party for time-travelers. He announced the party the day after it happened, and according to Hawking, no one came. - source

In June of 1985 a drunk student hijacked a Boeing in Norway demanding to talk to the prime minister. He later surrendered in exchange of more beer.

The first time Reddit was mentioned in the New York Times, it was described as "foolish collectivism" that "grinds away the Web's edges and saps it of its humanity". (June 10, 2006) - source

Before he died in 1998, Chinese President Yang Shangkun told his army doctor that the Tiananmen crackdown on June 4 had been the most serious mistake committed by the Communist Party in its history

Alexandra Scott who started a lemonade stand to raise money for children with cancer. Before passing away at the age 8 she successfully raised over $1 million towards cancer research. Her foundation sponsors a national fundraising weekend every June called Lemonade Days.

In June, 2016 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police seized one kilogram of carfentanil shipped from China in a box labelled "printer accessories". The shipment contained 50 million lethal doses of the drug, more than enough to wipe out the entire population of the country.

A 1994 letter from Johnny Cash to his wife June was voted the greatest love letter of all time. It beat out notes by English Romantic poet John Keats, Winston Churchill, Jimi Hendrix, and the great Hollywood lovers Richard Burton and Liz Taylor.

Jerry Seinfeld met his wife while she was engaged to another man. She married the other guy in June 1998, went on a three week honeymoon, came back and moved in with Seinfeld, divorced her husband by October, and was engaged to Seinfeld before the year was out, November 1998.

On June 29, 1995, a department store in Seoul, Korea collapsed, killing 500 people. During construction, the owner insisted on adding an unauthorized 6th floor with a swimming pool. When his engineers protested, they were fired.

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Solar Radiation Visualization Toronto - June 16th

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Local time when it is midday according to the sun on December 21st and June 21st

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TV Show "Seinfeld" made US$2.7 billion on reruns through June 2010 since it went off the air in 1998.

Kathryn Beaumont, born 27 June 1938, voiced Alice from Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Wendy from Peter Pan (1953). In 2002, almost 50 years later, she again voiced Alice and Wendy in the Kingdom Hearts game.

Jerry Seinfeld's annual earning from Seinfeld in 2004 was $267 million. Between June 2008 & June 2009, Seinfeld earned $85 million AND as of May 2014, his estimated net worth is $820 million.

The very first barcode scanned was for a pack of Juicy Fruit in Troy, Ohio on June 26, 1974. The pack of gum and its receipt are now on display at the Smithsonian Institute.

On June 8, 1921, Babe Ruth was jailed until 4 p.m. for speeding -- an hour after the Yankees game began. He had his jersey delivered to the jail, changed in his cell, then was police escorted to the game. He pinch-hit walked in a 4-3 win over Cleveland and became the Homerun champ 2 days later.

On 4 June 2012, the Shanghai Stock Exchange fell exactly 64.89--Almost certainly a coincidence, but was viewed as threat by authorities due to the association with the Tienanmen Square Massacre (6/4/89); Today, China censors all information related to the index that day.

North Korean exists because Taiwan exists: China was prevented by the US 7th Fleet from invading Taiwan in June 1950, so Mao Zedong announced China would enter the Korean war with the invasion force originally intended for Taiwan, and by October this force saved North Korea from imminent defeat

About Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the US, celebrated on June 19th.

On June 6, 2013, John Malkovich saved a 77-year-old man's life after the man tripped in the streets of Toronto and slashed his throat on scaffolding as he fell. Malkovich applied pressure to the man's neck before the man was rushed to a hospital, where he received stitches.

In order to evade internet censorship in China, people used to refer to the events that took place at Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989 as "May 35th", among many other alternative names

In June 1995 CIA took an aerial photo in Bosnia. It showed thousands of men and boys held captive near Srebrenica in Bosnia. Few days later they took a photo of the same area, but this time it showed mass graves.

There is a bridge made of grass in Peru that was originally built 500 years ago and is rebuilt every June

In 1961 Donald Reid built a Flying Submarine. It was demonstrated on 9 June 1964 where it dove to a depth of 6.5 feet (2 m) then flew to an altitude of 33 ft (10 m) .

Japan outlawed production of child pornography in 1999 and just outlawed possession of child pornography in June 2014

An encrypted note sent on June 6, 1944 was found attached to a pigeon skeleton in 2012. The message has not been deciphered.

Jason Mewes (of Jay and Silent Bob fame) has been clean of heroin since June 28, 2010, after being convinced to start a podcast with long time collaborator and friend, Kevin Smith. Called "Jay and Silent Bob Gets Old", Jason speaks about his history of substance abuse, among other topics.

The Roman Colosseum had 28 lifts which hoisted animals 24 ft up, then cage lids and trap doors in the arena floor opened simultaneously, unleashing beasts to fight each other or men. A lift was remade last June, ridden by a wolf who received a biscuit when released into the Colosseum.

NYC Police Officers were formally accused of using an illegal chokehold during an arrest 1,048 times from January 1, 2009 to June 30, 2014 ... that's two complaints filed every three days

In June 2012 Bloomberg's international currency software briefly showed an entry called the 'Post Euro Greek Drachma'. The currency had a brand new code (XGD) and was quickly removed from public view.

The kid's show "Arthur" is still in production. The most recent episode that came out was in June of this year, and Season 21 is slated to come out next year.

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