June 7th: 2022

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

1970 – England goalkeeper Gordon Banks makes the ‘greatest ever save’ from Pele in the England v Brazil World Cup match in Mexico.
Celebrity : birthdays
Liam (William) Neeson, actor, 70; Paddy McAloon, singer-songwriter (Prefab Sprout) 65; Mike Pence, former US Vice President, 63; Damien Hirst, atist, 57; Dave Navarro, guitarist (Jane’s Addiction) 55; Adam Buxton, comedian/writer, 53; Karl Urban, actor, 50; Bear (Edward) Grylls, TV presenter, 48; Bill Hader, comedian/actor/writer, 44; Anna Torv, actress, 43; Anna Kournikova, tennis star, 41; Charlie Simpson, guitarist/singer (Busted) 37; Michael Cera, actor, 34; London Hughes, comedian, 33; Amy Childs, TV personality, 32; Iggy Azalea, singer, 32; Emily Ratajkowski, model/actress, 31; Sara Niemietz, singer, 30; George Ezra, singer-songwriter, 29.

What : day is it

June 7th celebrates VCR Day as well as Chocolate Ice Cream Day.
This day : in history

1906 – Cunard Line’s RMS Lusitania was launched at the John Brown Shipyard at Clydebank, Glasgow. At the time she was the world’s fastest and largest liner.

1929 – Mrs. Margaret Bondfield became the first woman cabinet minister in the Labour government, as Ramsay Macdonald’s Minister of Labour.

1935 – In Britain, Stanley Baldwin, Conservative, succeeded Ramsay MacDonald as prime minister.

1939 – King George VI became the first British monarch to visit the United States of America.

1940 – The birth, at this house in Pontypridd, of the entertainer Tom Jones. He has sold over 100 million records and has had thirty six Top 40 hits in the United Kingdom and nineteen in the United States.

1970 – England goalkeeper Gordon Banks makes the ‘greatest ever save’ from Pele in the England v Brazil World Cup match in Mexico. Brazil went on to win the game 1-0 with a goal from Jairzinho.

1977 – More than one million people line the streets of London as The Queen marks the start of her silver jubilee. On the same day, The Sex Pistols attempt to perform their song God Save The Queen on a boat on the River Thames, but are forced to stop by the police.

1990 – France, West Germany and Italy lifted a ban on British beef-on-the-bone after reaching a deal in Brussels.

1991 – Bill Morris became the first black trades union leader in the UK – being elected Secretary-General of the Transport and General Workers Union.

2000 – Tony Blair, the UK prime minister was heckled and criticised by the respected Women’s Institute members as he gave a speech at their conference.

2000 – Animal welfare companies praised a policeman who closed a section of the M5 in Devon to rescue three ducklings.

2006 – The Houses of Parliament are temporarily shut down due to an anthrax alert.

2012 – Remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare’s plays were first performed are found under a pub in London.

2019 – Theresa May officially stepped down as the leader of the Conservative Party, but remained as Prime Minister until 22nd July when her successor was announced.

2020 – In Bristol, the statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston is pulled down by protestors.

Trivia : and shower thoughts

I would pay good money to watch a pokémon Broadway musical and a lot of other people would too.

“Bandaids don’t fix bullet holes.” #songlyrics

Useless Pronunciation: S as in ‘see’

My friend drowned in a boating accident a few days ago.
At his funeral, we placed a lifejacket on his coffin.
It’s what he would have wanted…

A group of Pheasants (at rest) is called a Nest or Nye or Nide. A group of Pheasants (in flight) is called a Bouquet.

J.R.R. Tolkien’s real name was John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, and he was a close friend of C.S. Lewis and W. H. Auden.

If you do what you love, success is almost guaranteed.

A week’s worth of Jeopardy shows is filmed in just one day.

The reason aliens haven’t contacted us is probably because of the Prime Directive.

Rizzo’s real name in “Grease” was Betty.

“Not everybody gets corrupted. You have to have a little faith in people.” – Tracy in Manhattan #moviequotes

If The Sixth Sense was filmed now, ghosts would be asking Cole to delete their browser history.

Birthday : quotes

“It’s not like you get up on stage and you’re immediately a genius. It takes a long time. So, don’t be discouraged.” – Bill Hader

“Fashions come and go; bad taste is timeless.” – Beau Brummell

“Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.” – Prince

“If you see a tree as blue, then make it blue.” – Paul Gauguin

“It’s a crazy, crazy, beautiful world.”
– Johnny Clegg

“I think it’s good that I had some experience of the real world before I became successful. You know, having to get up in the morning and going to work in construction.”
– Tom Jones

“I turned down the lead role in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, because that idiot Oliver Stone didn’t think the character should play the alto sax.”
– Michael Cera

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