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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining June 5. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is June 5 so important!

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Top 10 June 5 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. The D-Day(June 6) Crossword Panic of 1944 in which, in the 35 days before the invasion, 5 obscure, top-secret code words appeared in the Daily Telegraph puzzles..The words 'Utah, Omaha, Overlord, Mulberry and Neptune' triggered a MI5 investigation.

  2. Scrubs season 5 episode 20 'My Lunch' was based on a real case from 2004. The plot is based on the May and June 2004 deaths of four Texas patients who received donor organs from a patient whose cause of death was originally determined to be a cocaine overdose, but later turned out to be rabies.

  3. A crew of about 22 Soviet nuclear sub operators died preventing a nuclear meltdown that could have poisoned the ocean, June 4, 1961. Though they worked quickly in 5-10 min shifts, and wore raincoats, this was not enough to prevent some dying days later, and the rest within two years.

  4. The Battle of Anzio, which lasted from January 22 to June 5, 1944, was an Allied amphibious invasion that was intended to flank most of the German defensive lines. Although successful, it was quite costly.

  5. On June 5, 1944, General Dwight Eisenhower wrote a speech he titled "In Case of Failure" - just in case.

  6. Dingoes mate once per year, from March to June. Pregnancy in females lasts two months and ends with one to ten pups. Usually, there are between 5 and 6 babies in a litter.

  7. The Normandy landing on June 6th 1944 was the largest seaborne invasion in history, with nearly 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers participating. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day, with 875,000 men disembarking by the end of June.

  8. The final shot of the Civil War was shot by the CSS Shenandoah off of the Aleutian Islands on June 22nd, 1865. It finally surrendered in Liverpool, England on November 6th, 1865. 5 months and 29 days after the Civil War ended.

  9. Pregnancy in females lasts 4 to 5 months and ends with one baby. Babies are born usually between May and June.

  10. Mating season of eastern wood-pewees takes place from May to June. Each pair occupies territory of 5 to 20 acres and defends it fiercely against intruders.

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About the 5 monks in Canterbury who, on june 18 1178, saw an asteroid hitting the moon, widely credited by astronomists for the most recent major crater on the moon. Since 1977 however, it is believed that what they saw was just a misleading perspective of a meteor burning up in the atmosphere.

The biggest tank battle of all time took place in Ukraine on June 23, 1941. It swallowed 2,648 Soviet tanks out of a total force of 5,000 versus some 1,000 German tanks.

About the first and and only three-way, 9 inning, baseball game on June 26, 1994 to raise money for war bonds. The Dodgers beat the Yankees and Giants 5-1-0.

By the end of 11 June (D + 5), 326,547 Allied troops, 54,186 vehicles and 104,428 tons of supplies had been landed on the beaches of Normandy

Durian starts to produce fruit 5 years after planting. Ripe fruit is available from June to August. Tree can produce fruit two times per year. Older trees produce fruit of best quality.

As of 5 June 2017 there have been 148 confirmed and two disputed self-immolations reported in Tibet since 27 February 2009

D-Day was originally set for June 5 but had to be postponed for 24 hours due to bad weather

The Metro Transit Assassins is a graffiti street artist collective based in Los Angeles. In June 2010 The L.A city attorney filed a civil lawsuit against the alleged members. The suit asked for $5,000,000 and was seeking an injunction modeled on those made for violent street gangs.

The Chinese ran an entire province of more than 5 million citizens on completely renewable energy for 7 days in 2017. Between June 17 and 23, the Chinese province of Qinghai survived entirely on 100% renewable energy, incuding solar, wind and hydro power.

Father's Day (in it's modern form) was proposed by a woman, Sonora Smart Dodd, in 1909. Although she initially suggested June 5, her father's birthday, the pastors did not have enough time to prepare their sermons, and the celebration was deferred to the third Sunday in June.

In June 2015, data collected by the New America Foundation showed that since the September 11 attacks, attacks in the United States committed by far-right extremists had claimed 50 lives, and 5 were killed in far-left attacks.

When Zimbabwe ended their local currency in June, people with up to 175 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars were paid $5 (US Dollars); people with more than that were paid at an exchange rate of $1 (USD) to 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars

In less than 1 year, Chris Pratt starred in 3 films ranking in the Top 5 for Opening Weekends in February, June, August, Winter, Labor Day Holiday weekend, President's Day Holiday weekend (Lego Movie & Guardians of the Galaxy) & now the Number 1 Opening Weekend of All Time (Jurassic World).

About "In Case of Failure" - a speech prepared by President Eisenhower on June 5, 1944 - just in case.

Vertus Wellborn Hardiman (March 9, 1922 – June 1, 2007) was a victim of a US government human radiation experiment at the age of 5 that left him with a painful skull deformity that forced him to cover his head for 80 years.

During Operation Barbarossa the Soviets suffered 5 million casualties over a five month period from June to late December 1941. They were able to replace all losses, raise new armies and drive the Germans back in a winter offensive on the outskirts of Moscow, the first German defeat of the war.

About the integer overflow that cost $370 million. On June 4, 1996 an Ariane 5 rocket was destroyed by a bug: a 64 bit float relating to the horizontal velocity of the rocket was converted to a 16 bit signed integer

In June 2002, 5 year-old Benjamin Crevier received a personal invitation from U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney to a $2,500-a-plate dinner with President George W. Bush. Ben wrote back to decline, saying that he had only $11.97 in his piggy bank.

Ens Schielderup Sneedorff (22 August 1724 – 5 June 1764) was a Danish author, professor of political science and royal teacher and a central figure in Denmark in the Age of Enlightenment.

That, starting June 8, the infamous drug trade site Silk Road will be donating $5 from every sale to a drug and alcohol abuse treatment clinic. Even sales under $5.

That, starting June 8, the infamous drug trade website 'Silk Road' will be donating $5 of every sale to a drug abuse treatment centre. Even sales below $5.

Endearingly bad amateur Italian-American singer/songwriter Jan Terri was born on June 17 in Chicago, Illinois. She is short (5' 1"), plain, and dumpy, and sings with a gratingly nasal off-key voice. She was the opening act for Marilyn Manson for a handful of concerts he did in Chicago.

Endearingly bad amateur Italian-American singer/songwriter Jan Terri was born on June 17 in Chicago, Illinois. Short (5' 1"), plain, and dumpy, she sings with a gratingly nasal off-key voice. She was the opening act for Marilyn Manson for a handful of concerts he did in Chicago.

On June 25, 2013, Texan senator Wendy Davis stood for nearly 13 hours without food or drink, without rest, and without leaning, to filibuster Senate Bill 5, which would have closed 37 of 42 abortion clinics in Texas

About "In Case of Failure" - a speech prepared by Dwight Eisenhower on June 5, 1944 - just in case.