Daily Archives: June 5th, 2017

Peter Sallis

English actor Peter Sallis, OBE Sadly died 2 June 2017. Sallis was born on 1 February 1921 in Twickenham, Middleseafter attending Minchenden Grammar School in Southgate, North London, Sallis went to work in a bank, working on shipping transactions. After the outbreak of the Second World War he joined the RAF. He failed to get …

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day (WED) is observed annually on June 5 to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It was established by the United Nations General Assembly tero bau ko tauko in astinaaa in 1976 during the …

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Ray Bradbury

The American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer Ray Bradbury sadly died 5 June 2012. Best known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 and for the science fiction and horror stories gathered together as The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man , Bradbury was one of the most celebrated 20th-century American writers. Many …

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Dee Dee Ramone

Dee Dee Ramone, (Douglas Colvin) bass player and one of the founding members of one of the worlds most influential Punk Rock Band The Ramones , sadly died 5 June 2002. He was born September 18th 1952 in Fort Lee, Virginia, USA,[2] he was the son of an American soldier and a German woman. As an infant, …

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Ken Follett

Prolific Welsh author Ken Follett was born 5 June 1949. He has written some great thrillers and historical novels and has sold more than 100 million copies of his works. Four of his books have reached the number 1 ranking on the New York Times best-seller list: The Key to Rebecca, Lie Down with Lions,Triple, …

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Freddie Stone (Sly and the Family Stone)

African-American pastor and musician Freddie Stone Was born June 5, 1947, Vallejo, California). His childhood years were spent in Vallejo, California. His parents were Christians and they attended the Pentecostal church. They also were musicians with his father playing violin, harp and guitar and his mother playing guitar as well as piano. His early years …

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Western Australia Day

Western Australia Day (formerly known as Foundation Day) is a public holiday in Western Australia, celebrated on the first Monday in June each year to commemorate the founding of the Swan River Colony in 1829. Because of the celebration of Western Australia Day, WA does not celebrate the Queen’s Birthday Holiday in June, as do …

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Whit Monday

Whit Monday or Pentecost Monday (also known as Monday of the Holy Spirit) is the holiday celebrated the day after Pentecost, a moveable feast in the Christian calendar. It is moveable because it is determined by the date of Easter. Whit Monday gets its English name from “Whitsunday”, an English name for Pentecost, one of …

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