June 10th: 2022

View todays celebrity birthdays and find out what happened in history today.

2000 – London’s new Millennium Bridge was closed for safety checks after large crowds caused it to sway violently.
Celebrity : birthdays
Kim Deal, bassist/guitarist/singer (Pixies/The Breeders), 61; Kelley Deal, guitarist/singer (The Breeders) 61; Maxi Priest (Max Elliott), singer, 61; Gina Gershon, actress, 60; Jeanne Tripplehorn, actress, 59; Stuart McCall, footballer, 58; Joey Santiago, guitarist (Pixies), 57; Elizabeth Hurley, actress/model, 57; David Platt, footballer, 56; Bill Burr, comedian/actor, 54; Jane Hill, newsreader, 53; Chris Coleman, football manager, 52; Faith Evans, singer-songwriter, 49; Benjamin Millepied, choreographer, 45; Leelee (Liliane) Sobieski, actress, 39; Tinchy Stryder, (Kwasi Danquah) rapper, 35; Kate Upton, actress/model, 30.

What : day is it

June 10th is known as Iced Tea Day and Ballpoint Pen Day.
This day : in history

1940 – World War II: Italy officially declared war on Britain and France.

1942 – World War II: The Czech village of Lidice was destroyed and every man in it killed in reprisal for the assassination of Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich. Women and children were deported.

1965 – A de Havilland jet airliner made the first automatic landing, relying entirely on instruments, at Heathrow Airport.

1977 – An elusive goldfish eating perch with a prodigious appetite was finally netted after two years on the rampage in a Kent pond. The fish, nicknamed Jaws, was caught by two Southern Water Board engineers equipped with a rowing boat, a fishing net and a 240v stun rod. Jaws was accused of eating 3,000 goldfish in a breeding lake near Canterbury.

1986 – Patrick Joseph Magee was found guilty of planting the Brighton bomb which had killed five people two years previously.

1986 – Bob Geldof, the Irish-born singer and charity fund raiser and US citizen John Paul Getty II, were both made honorary knights by Queen Elizabeth II.

1989 – After an era of 157 years, Britain’s last manned lightvessel (Planet LV23, built 1959) was towed away from her position north-west of the Channel Island of Guernsey. She became a cafe / bar and museum in Liverpool docks and in 2014 Planet became the base for a re-creation of Radio Caroline North, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Radio Caroline pirate radio station. In 2016 she was repossessed by bailiffs for non-payment of mooring fees and was towed from Liverpool to a mooring in Bristol.

1990 – A British Airways pilot survived after being partly sucked out of the cockpit at 23,000 feet above London.

1993 – The death of Manchester born comedian Les Dawson. He is remembered for his deadpan style, grumpy on stage personality, and jokes about his mother-in-law and wife.

2000 – London’s new Millennium Bridge was closed for safety checks after large crowds caused it to sway violently.

2012 – Hundreds of tourists were left to survey the wreckage of their holiday homes after floodwater devastated campsites and villages around Aberystwyth. The heavy rain continued throughout the summer, making 2012 the second wettest year in the UK since records began in 1910 and the wettest ever in England. Scotland fared much better as it was only their 17th wettest.

2013 – A Dornier 17 German World War II bomber was raised from the bottom of the English Channel. The aircraft was shot down off the Kent coast during the Battle of Britain and is believed to be the only intact example of its kind in the world.

Trivia : and shower thoughts

Useless Pronunciation: K as in kernel

“I’m kind of psychic. I have a fifth sense. It’s like I have ESPN or something.” – Karen Smith (Amanda Seyfried) #moviequotes

I think I found the date that everything started going to hell. May 21, 1992, aired the first episode of MTV’s Real World, and the final episode of MacGyver.

The Capital of Slovakia is Bratislava

Greta Garbo – Real Name: Greta Louisa Gustaffsson

The US Presidential Election of 1876 afforded the highest voter turnout of eligible voters in American history at 81%

Superman has had every movie spoiled for him because of his super hearing.

TV Quotes… “You eeeediot!” (Ren) on “Ren & Stimpy”

Phil Collin’s “Land of Confusion” seems more relevant today than when it was first released.

A small boy swallowed some coins and was taken to a hospital. When his grandmother telephoned to ask how he was a nurse said ‘No change yet’.

Birthday : quotes

“I did my best, and God did the rest.” – Hattie McDaniel

“It’s always been a dream for me to play a comic book character.” – Celina Jade

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

“Certainly it is a blessing to have three beautiful kids who are all healthy. God put them here for me to nurture and bring them up and try to keep as close to right as I can. So it’s a blessing. It’s a big responsibility, but at the same time it’s an honor.” – Faith Evans

“Surround yourself with positive people. Also, be a positive person. Root for people. Somebody else’s success is not your failure.” – Bill Burr

“When you ain’t got no money, you got the blues.” – Howlin’ Wolf

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