The List: June

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1 June:
Samoa – Independence Day 1962
Sting – The Dream of the Blue Turtles released 1985
Héloïse Letissier b. 1988
Cock Robin – First Love, Last Rites released 1989??
Little River Band – Monsoon released 1988

2 June:
Italy – Festa della Repubblica 1946
John Foxx – Cathedral Oceans II released 2003
Christine and the Queens – Chaleur Humaine released 2014

3 June:
Bryan Ferry – Boys and Girls released 1985

4 June:
Harry Beck b. 1902
Frou Frou – Details released 2002

5 June:
Peter Gabriel – Passion released 1989

6 June:
Sweden – National Day 1809
Josie Lawrence b. 1959
Scritti Politti – Provision released 1988

7 June:
Prince b. 1958
Tears for Fears – Elemental released 1993

8 June:
Nick Rhodes b. 1962
Harold Budd and Clive Wright – Little Windows released 2010
Jon Hassell – Listening to Pictures released 2018

9 June:
Musee National d’Art Moderne (Centre Pompidou) opens 1947
*the famous building with the pipes on the outside opened in 1977
Genesis – Invisible Touch released 1986

10 June:
Portugal – National Day 1580
Antoni Gaudi d. 1926
National Museum of Western Art Tokyo, opens 1959
Mark Shaw b. 1961
Scritti Politti – Cupid and Psyche ’85 released 1985
Toni Childs – Union released 1988
The Blue Nile – Peace at Last released 1996
Peter Kingsbery – Pretty Ballerina released 1997

11 June:
Gene Wilder b. 1933

12 June:
Philippines – Araw ng Kalayaan (Declaration of Independence) 1898
Raiders of the Lost Ark released in the US 1981
Russia – National Day 1990
Peter Gabriel – OVO released 2000

13 June:
James Bond – A View to a Kill opens in the UK 1985
Everything But the Girl – Amplified Heart released 1994

14 June:
Marcus Miller b. 1959
A-ha – Memorial Beach released 1993
OMD – Liberator released 1993
Michael Franks – Time Together released 2011

15 June:
Duran Duran (first album) released 1981
Roger Waters – Radio K.A.O.S released 1987
Rock of Ages film released 2012

16 June:
Roxy Music released 1972

17 June:
The Police – Synchronicity released 1983
OMD – Crush released 1985

18 June:
Giorgio Morandi d. 1964
King Crimson – Beat released 1982
Seychelles – National Day 1993
The Terminal movie opens 2004

19 June:
Iceland – National Day 1944
Duran Duran – Pop Trash released 2000
A-ha – Foot of the Mountain released 2009

20 June:
The V&A London opens 1857
Kurt Schwitters b. 1887
John Taylor b. 1960

21 June:
Jean-Paul Sartre b. 1905
Greenland – 1983

22 June:
Green Gartside b. 1955
Derek Forbes b. 1956
Garry Gary Beers b. 1957
Joni Mitchell – Blue released 1971
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World movie opens in the US 2012

23 June:
Tim Bowness – Abandoned Dancehall Dreams released 2014

24 June:
Andy McCluskey b. 1959
Curt Smith b. 1961
Spaceballs movie released 1987
Under the Dome TV airs 2013

25 June:
Antoni Gaudi b. 1852
George Orwell b. 1903
Mozambique – Independence Day 1975
Split Enz – True Colours released 1980
Bladerunner released 1982
Prince – Purple Rain 1984
David Sylvian – Brilliant Trees released 1984
It’s Immaterial – SONG released 1990
Toni Childs – House of Hope released 1991
Slovenia – Statehood Day 1991

26 June:
Madagascar – Independence Day 1960
Icehouse – Sidewalk released 1984

27 June:
V&A Museum opens, London 1909
Djibouti – Independence Day 1977
No-Man – Flowermouth released 1994

28 June:
Mel Brooks b. 1926
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear released 1991

29 June:
James Bond – The Living Daylights (London Premiere) 1987

30 June:
Democratic Congo – Independence Day 1960
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory opens in the US 1971