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"Wonder Woman" earns $103.3 million on its opening weekend

Earning a total of $103.3 million on its opening weekend, the film recorded a number of records: the biggest domestic opening of all time for a female director, the biggest DC Comics release without Batman or Superman, the 6th-biggest non-sequel comic book superhero debut ever, as well as the 6th-biggest June debut weekend.

Bob Dylan comes out with his long awaited Nobel Prize speech

Music icon Bob Dylan has delivered his long-awaited Nobel lecture, citing Buddy Holly and "The Odyssey" among his inspirations, a relief for the Swedish Academy after it honoured the songwriter with its prestigious literature prize for the first time.

Benefit concert for victims of her Manchester concert bombing

One Love Manchester was a benefit concert and British television special held in June 2017, which was organized by American singer and actress Ariana Grande in response to the bombing after her concert at Manchester Arena two weeks earlier. The concert took place at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester.

The concert for Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee has been a parade of epic proportions all across Britain. Jubilee was with a special programme of events arranged with exhibitions and concerts, that took place outside Buckingham Palace. People in more than 70 countries took part in Jubilee Lunches to celebrations.

Avril Lavigne releases debut album "Let Go"

Let Go is the debut studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne. It was released in June 2002, by Arista Records. For a year after signing a record deal with Arista, Lavigne struggled due to conflicts in musical direction. She relocated to Los Angeles, where she recorded her earlier materials for the album.

Jeff Buckley's body is discovered floating in the Mississippi River

In May 1997, while awaiting the arrival of his band from New York, he drowned during a spontaneous evening swim, fully clothed, in the Mississippi River when he was caught in the wake of a passing boat; his body was found on June 4.

"Love Is All Around" hits #1 on the UK singles chart

"Love Is All Around" is a song recorded by English rock band the Troggs, featuring a string quartet and a 'tick tock' sound on percussion, in D-major. It was written by lead singer Reg Presley and was purportedly inspired by a television transmission of the Joy Strings Salvation Army band's "Love That's All Around." Wet Wet Wet's 1994 version of the song made it to #1 on the UK singles chart.

Steve Irwin marries Terri Raines

In 1991, Irwin met Terri Raines, an American naturalist from Eugene, Oregon, who was visiting wildlife rehabilitation facilities in Australia and had decided to visit the zoo. According to the couple, it was love at first sight. They were engaged 4 months later and were married in Eugene in June 1992.

The first of a six date Conspiracy of Hope tour is held

A Conspiracy of Hope was a short tour of 6 benefit concerts on behalf of Amnesty International that took place in the United States during June 1986. The purpose of the tour was not to raise funds but rather to increase awareness of human rights and of Amnesty's work on its 25th anniversary, and to invite a new generation to take action to free prisoners of conscience.

Bruce Springsteen releases "Born in the U.S.A."

Born In The U.S.A. would rapidly escalate Bruce Springsteen to global success. The album featured seven top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100. It became the best selling album of 1985. After the album was first released it was met with positive reviews and extensive commercial success.

The Police hit #1 in the UK with "Every Breath You Take"

Every Breath You Take is a song by English rock band The Police from their 1983 album Synchronicity. Written by Sting, the single was the biggest US and UK hit of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for 8 weeks and the UK Singles Chart for 4 weeks. It also topped the Billboard Top Tracks chart for 9 weeks.

The Sex Pistols appear at The Lesser Free Trade Hall

The Sex Pistols' 4 June 1976 concert at Manchester's Lesser Free Trade Hall was to become one of the most significant and mythologised events in rock history. Among the audience of merely forty people or so were many who became leading figures in the punk and post-punk movements: Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto.

"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is #1 on the UK album chart

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles. Released in May 1967 in the United Kingdom and in June 1967 in the United States, it spent 27 weeks at number 1 on the UK Albums Chart and 15 weeks at number 1 in the US.

Janet Leigh marries Tony Curtis

Janet Leigh was an American actress, singer, dancer, and author. She had highly publicized marriage to actor Tony Curtis in 1951. She co-starred with him in several films before they got married, for example, The Black Shield of Falworth. They divorced in 1962.

"Mrs Miniver" is released in the US

Mrs. Miniver is a 1942 American romantic war drama film directed by William Wyler, and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. Inspired by the 1940 novel Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther, the film shows how the life of an unassuming British housewife in rural England is touched by World War II.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1968

Scott Wolf

born 1981

T.J. Miller

born 1960

Bradley Walsh