What Happened on June 17, 2012

Historical Events

  • France's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election
  • Greek voters return to the polls after the failed May 6 election
  • US Open Men's Golf, Olympic Club, SF: American Webb Simpson wins his first major title, 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Graeme McDowell and Michael Thompson
2012 History

Famous Weddings

  • "Revenge" actress Ashley Madekwe (30) weds "Secret Diary Of A Call Girl" actor Iddo Goldberg (36) in London, England

Famous Deaths

Rodney King (1965-2012)

African American motorist beaten by Los Angeles police officers, dies in an accidental drowning at 47

About June 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

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