The Lighter Side: Did June Know This?

The Lighter Side: Did June Know This?
  1. Did you know it is Candy Month? Go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth – you’re supposed to!
  2. Also, the polar opposite: it is also Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month.
  3. Aside from that, June is National Turkey Lovers’ Month. Americans consume more than 353 million pounds of turkey during National Turkey Lovers’ Month.
  4. Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Baker Mortenson) was born June 1st, 1926.
  5. On June 19th, 1997, Cats became the longest-running show in the history of Broadway.
  6. The American War of Independence began in June of 1775 with the battle of Bunker Hill outside of Boston.
  7. The very first baseball game was played on June 19th, 1845, across the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey.
  8. June 1st also marks the start of Atlantic Hurricane Season – be careful!
  9. And, of course, we can’t forget the holidays in June – Flag Day is the 14th, Father’s Day is the 19th, and the first day of summer also falls in June!

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