Historical Events on June 11 (Part 2)

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  • 1984 US Supreme Court declares illegally obtained evidence may be admitted at trial if it could be proved that it would have been discovered legally
  • 1984 Michael Larson shown winning record $110,237 on American TV game show "Press Your Luck" by memorizing patterns
  • 1985 Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus
  • 1985 Von Hayes becomes 21st to hit 2 HRs in an inning (Phils-26, Mets-7)
  • 1985 WJW-AM/TV in Cleveland Ohio change call letters to WRMR
  • 1986 "Blacke's Magic" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1986 Amnesty International megaconcert

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987 Margaret Thatcher is 1st British Prime Minister in 160 years to win a third consecutive term

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • 1988 "Everything Your Heart Desires" by Daryl Hall & John Oates peaks at #3
  • 1988 "Rooty Toot Toot" by John Cougar Mellencamp peaks at #61

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1988 "We All Sleep Alone" by Cher peaks at #14

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • 1988 120th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 2:26.6
  • 1988 25th Curtis Cup: British Isles, 11-7
  • 1988 Freedomfest - Mandela addresses Wembley Stadium London
  • 1988 Galina Chistyakova of USSR sets long jump woman's record (24"8½")
  • 1988 Yanks' Rick Rhoden becomes 1st pitcher to DH (0 for 1 with an RBI)
  • 1989 7th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Orville Moody
  • 1989 Robin Hood 16 wins LPGA Planters Pat Bradley Points Golf International

Sport awardTennis Open

1989 88th Men's French Open: Michael Chang beats Stefan Edberg (6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang
  • 1989 88th Women's French Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 3-6, 7-5)
  • 1990 Supreme Court says law prohibiting desecration of US flag unconstitutional

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1990 UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1990 Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph
  • 1991 Microsoft releases MS DOS 5.0

Music releaseAlbum Release

1991 Natalie Cole releases "Unforgettable...with Love", covering her father's standards, (Grammy for Album of the Year)

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole
  • 1992 Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group
  • 1992 Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of Intl Tennis Hall of Fame
  • 1992 US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibtion game, beat Venez 20-0

Film release premierFilm Release

1993 "Jurassic Park", starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million

Actor Sam Neill
Actor
Sam Neill
  • 1993 "Scattergories" game show last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1993 "Scrabble," second run," TV Game Show; last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1994 "Meet The Flintstones" by The BC 52's peaks to #33
  • 1994 126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8
  • 1994 Drunken police officer shoots 7 people dead in Falun, Sweden
  • 1994 Moshood Abiola becomes President of Nigeria
  • 1994 Cbox is 39'115 long, 20'85 wide, & 8' high in Jacksonville, Fl Largest popcorn container is 6,619.76 cubic feet full of popped corn
  • 1995 Julie Larsen wins Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
  • 1995 Rondell White has six hits & hits for the cycle in 13-innings
  • 1995 94th Men's French Open: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (7-5, 6-2, 6-4)
  • 1995 94th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez (7-5, 4-6, 6-0)
  • 1995 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
  • 1996 Bob Dole, (Sen-R-KS), resigns from US senate to run for president
  • 1996 Exxon states that it will begin work on its $15-billion Sakhalin I oil and natural gas development in Russia's Far East
  • 1998 Compaq Computer pays $9 billion for Digital Equipment Corporation in the largest high-tech acquisition.
  • 2000 99th Men's French Open: Gustavo Kuerten beats Magnus Norman (6-2, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6)
  • 2000 99th Women's French Open: Mary Pierce beats Conchita Martinez (6-2, 7-5)
  • 2001 Saudi Arabia seizes ownership, effective June 7, of the 1.6-million-barrels-per-day IPSA pipeline that had carried Iraqi crude oil to the Saudi Red Sea port of Mu'jiz prior to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait
  • 2002 Antonio Meucci is acknowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the United States Congress.

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2002 "American Idol" created by Simon Fuller with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson premieres on Fox

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell
Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • 2004 Cassini-Huygens makes its closest flyby of Phoebe.

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2004 Ronald Reagan's funeral is held at Washington National Cathedral.

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 2005 137th Belmont: Jeremy Rose aboard Afleet Alex wins in 2:28.75

Sport awardGolf Major

2006 52nd LPGA Championship won by Se Ri Pak

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak
  • 2006 60th Tony Awards: Jersey Boys & The History Boys win
  • 2006 105th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6)
  • 2006 105th Women's French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Svetlana Kuznetsova (6-4, 6-4)

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2008 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official historic apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children were isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • 2009 Texas mother hit by lightning while standing in her kitchen in her Texas home. Witnesses say lightning came through a light fixture, struck her chest and exited her foot. Survived after three days in hospital.
  • 2009 Bulgarian authorities declare the country is officially in recession after dropping 1.6% in the last quarter of 2008
  • 2011 143rd Belmont: Jose Valdivia Jr aboard Ruler On Ice wins in 2:30.88
  • 2012 Five people are killed after an ambulance hits a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
  • 2012 23 people are killed after two villages are attacked in northern Nigeria
  • 2012 The Nobel Prize is reduced by 20% to prevent any future undermining of capital
  • 2012 Two earthquakes in Afghanistan trigger landslides that kill more than 80 people
  • 2012 Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings defeat New Jersey Devils in 6 games
  • 2012 111th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5)
  • 2012 111th Women's French Open: Maria Sharapova beats Sara Errani (6-3, 6-2)
  • 2014 Islamic State of Iraq forces seize control of government offices and other important buildings in the northern city of Mosul
  • 2016 148th Belmont Stakes: Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard Creator wins in 2:28:51
  • 2017 116th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka (6–2, 6–3, 6–1) to become 1st man to win title 10 times
  • 2017 116th Women's French Open: Jeļena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep(4–6, 6–4, 6–3) to claim her 1st grand slam title
  • 2017 Japan passes law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate
  • 2017 Jailbreak by militants in Beni, DR Congo kills 11 and frees 900 prisoners
  • 2017 71st Tony Awards: "Dear Evan Hansen" best musical, "Oslo" best play
  • 2017 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Nashville Predators, 2-0 in Nashville, 1st defending champions for nearly 20 years