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Things You Need to Know Today – June 20th

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Wanna kick-start the week, WITH KNOWLEDGE?

Ok, even if you don’t…here’s a couple things you should know…

Famous Birthdays:

  • Nicole Kidman – 49
  • Lionel Richie – 67
  • John Goodman – 64


Ice Cream Soda Day:

Ice Cream Soda Day is celebrated annually on June 20th. Therefore, you should invest some time in slurping this frothy wonderment up a stripy straw. The drink is comprised of only a couple of scoops of ice-cream in any carbonated beverage. An ice-cream soda is perfect to cool you down on a sizzling June summer day and offers a refreshing snap that leaves you yearning for more.  (source:


World Productivity Day:

One of the less well-known celebratory days, World Productivity Day does not have a central focus for celebration. It’s instead an occasion for suppliers of productivity tools, training and advances to celebrate their contributions and give something back to their users. For example, some consultancy firms use the event to provide free online sessions to prospective clients to demonstrate what a difference focus on productivity can make. (source:


Today in History: 1975 – Jaws opens in theatres

On this day in 1975, Jaws, a film directed by Steven Spielberg that made countless viewers afraid to go into the water, opens in theaters. The story of a great white shark that terrorizes a New England resort town became an instant blockbuster and the highest-grossing film in movie history until it was bested by 1977’s Star Wars. Jaws was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Picture category and took home three Oscars, for Best Film Editing, Best Original Score and Best Sound. The film, a breakthrough for director Spielberg, then 27 years old, spawned three sequels. (Source:

Bam! Go on, and have a Monday kinda day!



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