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June 2nd History

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June 2nd In Pop Culture History

455 - The Sack of Rome: Vandals entered Rome, and plundered the city for several weeks.

1098 - First Crusade: The first Siege of Antioch ended as Crusader forces take the city. The crusades were a result of Muslim conquests of the Christian holy lands.

1835 - P. T. Barnum and his circus began touring the United States.

1858 - The Donati Comet was first seen and named after its discoverer, Giovanni Battista Donati, in Florence.

1865 - Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, a commander of Confederate forces, signed the surrender terms offered by Union negotiators, ending the US civil war.

1928 - Kraft's Velveeta Cheese was made avaiable.

1953 - The coronation of the United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II.

1962 #1 Hit June 2, 1962 - July 6, 1962: Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You. Ray Charles hit Billboards Top 5 in both Pop and R&B with a country tune - I Can't Stop Loving You.

1966 - Surveyor 1 landed in Oceanus Procellarum on the Moon.

1973 #1 Hit June 2, 1973 - June 29, 1973: Paul McCartney and Wings - My Love

1979 #1 Hit June 2, 1979 - June 8, 1979: Donna Summer - Hot Stuff

1991 - Liquid Television debuted on MTV

2001 #1 Hit June 2, 2001 - July 6, 2001: Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mưa and Pink - Lady Marmalade

2004 - Ken Jennings began his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated game show Jeopardy.

June 2, 2011 (fiction) The Bifrost Bridge was destroyed in Asgard, Thor, Marvel Cinematic Universe

June 2nd Celebrity Birthdays

un Joke:

Justin Long (1978)
Wentworth Miller (1972)
Nikki Cox (1978)
Wayne Brady (1972)
Jon Peters (1945)
Dana Carvey (1955)
Jerry Mathers (1948)
Marquis de Sade (1740)
Johnny Weissmuller (1904)
Dennis Haysbert (1954)

A man sees a boy walking down the street with a steak on his head.

He asks "little boy, why do you have a steak on your head?"

The little boy responds "I'm not a boy, I am a fork."


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