Historical Events in June 2010

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 3 Canadian sportscaster Ron MacLean saves a man from drowning in the Delaware River in Philadelphia

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean
  • Jun 5 142nd Belmont: Mike Smith riding Drosselmeyer wins in 2:31.57

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 6 109th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Robin Soderling (6-4, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Jun 6 109th Women's French Open: Francesca Schiavone beats Samantha Stosur (6-4, 7-6)
  • Jun 6 56th British Academy Television Awards: "The Armstrong and Miller Show" Best Comedy, "Misfits" Best Drama

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jun 9 44th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Keith Urban wins

  • Jun 9 Hungary comes out of recession after experiencing 0.9% growth in the first quarter as a result of growing exports and effective government spending measures
  • Jun 9 Finland falls back into a state of recession after GDP contracted 0.4% in Q1 2010 and 0.2% in Q4 2009
  • Jun 9 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Philadelphia Flyers 4-2

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 12 "Toy Story 3", directed by Lee Unkrich, starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, premieres at the Taormina Film Fest in Italy - 1st animated film to earn 1 billion

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
  • Jun 13 64th Tony Awards: Memphis & Red win

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Jun 16 Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely
  • Jun 17 64th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 3

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 18 "Recovery" 7th studio album by Eminem is released (best selling album worldwide 2010)

Rapper Eminem
Rapper
Eminem
  • Jun 20 110th US Golf Open: Graeme McDowell shoots a 284 at Pebble Beach GL CA
  • Jun 20 "Despicable Me" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carrell and Jason Segel premieres at the Moscow Film Festival

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 Danielle Steel’s novel “Family Ties” is published

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel
  • Jun 24 In the longest match in tennis history, John Isner of the U.S. defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon after 11 hours, 5 minutes of play over three days

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 24 "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by David Slade, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres in Los Angeles

  • Jun 27 56th LPGA Championship won by Cristie Kerr