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June 1st marks a day of multiple global and national celebrations, each recognizing different facets of our world—from culinary treasures and environmental concerns to fundamental societal units and nutritional essentials.

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Interesting Facts of June 1st

  1. 1. June 1st marks the beginning of Meteorological Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, which includes the warmest months of the year June, July, and August.
  2. 2. In many countries, June 1st is celebrated as International Children's Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the rights and wellbeing of children around the globe.
  3. 3. The Heimlich maneuver, named after Dr. Henry Heimlich who first described it in 1974, was officially endorsed by the American Heart Association for choking victims on June 1st, 1976.
  4. 4. The CNN (Cable News Network), the first 24-hour cable news channel, was launched on June 1st, 1980, significantly changing the way news was delivered and consumed.
  5. 5. Norma Jeane Mortenson, who would become known as the iconic Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe, was born on June 1st, 1926 in Los Angeles, California.