Saturday, June 23, 2012


June 19 marked the 20th anniversary of the Tim Burton directed Batman Returns.
*The 2012 Wimbledon Tennis Tournament will begin June 25.

Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week include:
*After being found guilty on 45 counts of sexually abusing children, former Pennsylvania State University football coach Jerry Sandusky has been placed on suicide watch while he awaits formal sentencing.
*The 2012 G20 Summit is focusing upon the economic situation in Europe.
*Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has been impeached and replaced by Federico Franco.
*Rodney King, the focal point of the Los Angeles, California riots in 1992 was found dead in the bottom of a swimming pool in Rialto, California. Authorities are still investigating the matter.
*Civil unrest continues in Yemen and Syria.

*The 2013 additions to the fabled Hollywood Walk of Fame have been announced. Receiving a star next year will be Helen Mirren, James Francisco, Janis Joplin, Jane Lynch, Katey Segal, Matthew Perry, Olympia Dukakis, Ellen DeGeneres, Penn & Teller, Ron Howard, Rick Baker, Steve Harvey, "Shotgun" Tom Kelly, Jane's Addiction, The New Kids on the Block, Jennifer Hudson, Simon Baker, Bryan Cranston, Javier Bardem, Viola Davis,Usher, Thalia, Luther Vandross, and the Backstreet Boys.

*The Miami (Florida) Heat defeated the Oklahoma City (Oklahoma) Thunder to win the 2012 professional baseball championship.
*Former professional baseball pitcher Roger Clemens has been cleared of all perjury charges resulting from steroid/human growth hormone probes.
*Webb Simpson won the 2012 U.S. Open in professional golf.
*The UEFA Euro2012 European football (soccer) tournament is entering its final week of competition, with a championship game scheduled for July 1.
*Believe it or not: Pro Wrestler John Cena has recently honored his 300th! request via the Make A Wish Foundation.

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