Anniversaries June 22 - 28
PUBLISHED: 13:26 22 June 2006 | UPDATED: 14:44 12 May 2010
THURSDAY JUNE 22 1911 George V crowned. 1941 Germany invaded the Soviet Union. 1965 England pace bowler Freddie Truman retied from Test cricket. Birthdays: Prunella Scales, actress, 74; Kris Kristofferson, singer-songwriter, 69; Esther Rantzen, television
THURSDAY JUNE 22
1911 George V crowned.
1941 Germany invaded the Soviet Union.
1965 England pace bowler Freddie Truman retied from Test cricket.
Birthdays: Prunella Scales, actress, 74; Kris Kristofferson, singer-songwriter, 69; Esther Rantzen, television personality, 66; Meryl Streep, actress, 57.
FRIDAY JUNE 23
1904 US President Theodore Roosevelt elected for a second term.
1924 Wimbledon introduced a seeding system.
1966 The Beatles had their 10th consecutive No 1 hit with Paperback Writer.
Birthdays: Colin Montgomerie, British golfer, 43.
SATURDAY JUNE 24
1540 Henry VIII divorced Anne of Cleeves.
1946 The Morris car company raised the price of a saloon to £270.
1983 First American woman in space, Sally Ride, returned to earth.
Birthdays: Mick Fleetwood, of Fleetwood Mac, 64; Jeff Beck, guitarist, 63.
SUNDAY JUNE 25
1950 Start of the Korean War.
1958 First edition of A Bear Called Paddington published.
1998 The Queen opened the new British Library.
Birthdays: Carly Simon, singer-songwriter, 61; Ricky Gervais, comedian, 45; George Michael, singer-songwriter, 43.
MONDAY JUNE 26
1909 Edward VII opened the Victoria and Albert Museum.
1977 Elvis Presley made his last stage appearance.
Birthdays: Georgie Fame, singer-songwriter, 63.
TUESDAY JUNE 27
1929 First colour television image transmitted, at Bell Laboratories in New York.
1964 The Rolling Stones appeared on Juke Box Jury.
Birthdays: Ross Perot, ex-independent US Presidential candidate, 76; Bruce Johnston, once of the Beach Boys, 62.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 28
1950 England lost 1-0 to the USA in the World Cup.
1977 Elton John became chairman of Watford Football Club.
Birthdays: John Inman, from Are You Being Served, 71; Kathy Bates, actress, 58; Adam Woodyatt, from EastEnders, 38; Fabien Barthez, France international goalkeeper, 35.
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