June 16th: 2022

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

1982 – England international Bryan Robson scored a goal against France in Bilbao after just 27 seconds of the game. It was the quickest World Cup goal in history.
Celebrity : birthdays

Brian Protheroe, actor/singer, 78; Simon Williams, actor, 76; Pamela Bellwood, actress, 71; Roberto Duran, boxer, 71; Gino Vannelli, singer-songwriter, 70; Garry Roberts, guitarist (Boomtown Rats) 68; Doane Perry, drummer (Jethro Tull) 68; Laurie Metcalf, actress, 67; Ian Mosley, drummer, (Marillion) 59; Jürgen Klopp, football manager, 55; Baroness Chakrabarti, politician, 53; Tommy Tiernan, comedian, 53; Phil Mickelson, golfer, 52; John Cho, actor, 50; Eddie Cibrian, actor, 49; Daniel Brühl, actor, 44; John Newman, singer-songwriter, 32; Joe McElderry, singer, 31.

What : day is it

June 16th is officially National Fudge Day and Fresh Veggies Day.
This day : in history

1883 – The Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland killed 183 children. At the end of the show an announcement was made that children with certain numbered tickets would be presented with a prize upon exit. Worried about missing out on the treats, many of the estimated 1,100 children in the gallery stampeded toward the staircase leading downstairs. Those at the front became trapped, and were crushed by the weight of the crowd behind them.

1903 – Henry Ford and 12 investors incorporated the Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan.

1912 – Enoch Powell, British politician was born.

1915 – The foundation of the Women’s Institute, regularly referred to as simply the WI. Its two aims were to revitalise rural communities and to encourage women to become more involved in producing food during the First World War. It is now the largest women’s voluntary organisation in the UK.

1930 – Mixed bathing was permitted for the first time in Hyde Park, London.

1958 – Yellow ‘No Waiting’ lines were introduced to British streets.

1971 – Death of the broadcaster and former Director General of the BBC, John Reith.

1982 – South Wales Coalfield came to a standstill as miners went on strike in support of health workers who were demanding a 12% pay rise.

1982 – England international Bryan Robson scored a goal against France in Bilbao after just 27 seconds of the game. It was the quickest World Cup goal in history.

1992 – An explosive new book about the Princess of Wales, including claims that she attempted suicide, was published by author Andrew Morton.

1998 – Judges in America upheld the decision to convict British au pair Louise Woodward of manslaughter and the passing of a reduced sentence for the killing of Matthew Eappen – the young boy left in her care in Massachusetts.

2015 – -Donald Trump announced he was running for President.

2016 – Jo Cox, the Labour MP for Batley and Spen, died after being shot and stabbed multiple times in Birstall, West Yorkshire. On 23rd November 2016 local man Thomas Mair was found guilty of murder and other offences connected to the killing. Mair was sentenced to life imprisonment with a whole life order.

Trivia : and shower thoughts

Montgomery Clift – Real Name: Edward Montgomery

People say that playing violent video games will turn you into a violent person. I’ve been playing sports videogames for some time and I’m still not an athletic person.

7-Eleven makes its Slurpees using machines licensed from ICEE.

Bambi, Fantasia, and Pinocchio bombed at the box office.

When we want another person’s thoughts, we say “penny for your thoughts.” When we offer up our own, we say “putting my two cents in.” We value our own opinion twice as much.

A group of feral cats is called a “destruction”

US President #9 William Henry Harrison (1841) William died of pneumonia one month to the day after making, in the snow, the longest U.S. presidential inauguration speech so far.

“I don’t think I’ve ever drunk champagne before breakfast before. With breakfast on several occasions, but never before, before.” #moviequotes

Scrawny nerds with braces will be the most horrifying zombies since they can get through small spaces and those metal mouths won’t deteriorate.

I hope the good guys win, whoever they are.

I should start a group that does cold war reenactments. It would be pretty easy. All you have to do is sit around and look worried about Russia.

The Capital of Serbia is Belgrade

Birthday : quotes

“I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.” – Geronimo

“You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led.” – Stan Laurel

“I don’t think about commercial concerns when I first come up with something. When I sit down at the piano, I try to come up with something that moves me.” – Lamont Dozier

“Wisdom and peace come when you start living the life the creator intended for you.” – Geronimo

“Live Strong, Act Bold, Be Brave. Nothing’s too hard to do, ALWAYS BELIEVE.” – The Ultimate Warrior

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