Social media inspiration for June bugs
Posted by Mary Fletcher Jones
Don’t tell me you don’t know what to FACEBOOK about!
No worries, skippy. Here’s a list of can’t-miss conversation-starters for the whole month of June. From the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival to Fortune’s 500 list, to the World Cup and the first day of summer, you’re bound to find some inspiration in these trending topics.
Now, stop daydreaming about the beach and get back to work!
Jun 1 – Happy Birthday, Morgan Freeman!
Jun 2 – Fortune 500 America’s largest corporations announced
Jun 2 – On this day in 1924, U.S. citizenship was granted to all Native Americans. Does anybody else think this was a weird move? Weren’t they here first?
Jun 3 – Happy Birthday, Anderson Cooper!
Jun 4 – The U.S. Secret Service was formed today in 1778.
Jun 6 – 70th anniversary of D-Day
Jun 6 – Celebrate Fairfax Festival – all weekend! Check out All-American Rejects and Cheap Trick!
Jun 7/8 – Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk
Jun 12 – US Open (golf) begins
Jun 12 – World Cup (soccer) begins, Brazil
Jun 14 – Flag Day
Jun 14 – Washington Soap Box Derby (Capitol Hill)
Jun 14 – The U.S. Army was formed on this day in 1775.
Jun 15 – Father’s Day
Jun 18 – Last Day of School (Fairfax County)
Jun 18 – On this day, Virginia became the first colony to adopt a bill of rights, in 1776. Thanks, George Mason!
Jun 21 – First Day of Summer
Jun 23 – Wimbledon begins
Jun 25 – Smithsonian Folk Life Festival – featured countries are China and Kenya
Jun 27/28 Choctaw Nation festival – Museum of the American Indian
Jun 28 – Happy Birthday, John Cusack!
Jun 29 – Ramadan