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It happened on a… June 11

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It happened on a… June 11
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Four young children were found alive after more than 40 days wandering the Amazon, where they survived like “children of the jungle,” according to Colombian President Gustavo Petro.


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces plan to ban single-use plastics by 2021.


The World Health Organization declares H1N1 swine flu to be a global pandemic, the first such incident in over forty years.


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


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


Steven Spielberg’s movie “Jurassic Park” opened.


Janis Joplin plays her 1st gig (San Francisco).


Eighty-three spectators are killed and at least 100 are injured after an Austin-Healey and a Mercedes-Benz collide at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the deadliest ever accident in motorsports.


Captain James Cook discovered the Great Barrier Reef off of Australia when he ran aground.


Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove.

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