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  • 2019
    • Steffi Graf takes Roland Garros title

    • 05 June 1999
    • 05 June 2019
    • In a nail-biting final, the German champion won her sixth French Open tennis title on the Centre Court at Roland Garros by defeating Switzerland’s Martina Hingis.
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    • In his documentary “Home”, photographer and film-maker Yann Arthus-Bertrand takes stock of the state of the Earth. The aerial footage shows the intense pressure mankind is putting on the environment all over the globe.
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    • French release of “Home”, directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
    • 05 June 2009
    • 05 June 2019
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    • 17 June 1949
    • 24 May 2019
    • Publication of the first volume of Le Deuxième Sexe

    • In the words of Simone de Beauvoir: "One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman ". Her book Le Deuxième Sexe, published in 1949, became a seminal work of feminist philosophy, but was attacked on all sides and blacklisted by the Vatican.
    • 24 May 1974
    • 24 May 2019
    • Death of Duke Ellington

    • Duke Ellington (1899-1974) was a very popular American jazz pianist and composer. His orchestra came to fame in the 1920s before a tour in England in 1933 brought him international recognition.
    • 24 May 1989
    • 24 May 2019
    • Paul Touvier arrested

    • Paul Touvier, a former collaborationist civil servant for the Vichy régime, was arrested on 24 May 1989 at the Prieuré Saint-Joseph in Nice, after spending years in hiding. He was sentenced to life imprisonment for complicity in crimes against humanity.
    • 25 May 1979
    • 25 May 2019
    • Ridley Scott’s film Alien released in the United States

    • Ridley Scott’s "Alien" was the first film in a saga of Hollywood blockbusters combining horror with science fiction.
    • 28 May 1964
    • 28 May 2019
    • Foundation of the PLO

    • The Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) was set up in Cairo, and represented 4.5 million Palestinians scattered across a number of Arab countries following the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
    • 30 May 1969
    • 30 May 2019
    • First performance of Hair at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin

    • First performance of Hair at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin.
    • 31 May 1974
    • 31 May 2019
    • Ceasefire between Syria and Israel

    • Syria and Israel signed a ceasefire agreement in Geneva bringing the war between them to an end. US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger played a key role in this delicate negotiation.
    • 01 June 2004
    • 01 June 2019
    • i-Tunes hits France

    • iTunes a digital multimedia library and player distributed free by Apple. iTunes manages file transfers of music, photos and videos.
    • 03 June 1939
    • 03 June 2019
    • Marcel Cerdan, European middleweightboxing champion

    • Marcel Cerdan, European middleweightboxing champion.
    • 03 June 1959
    • 03 June 2019
    • Release of François Truffaut’s film Les 400 coups

    • "Les 400 coups", an autobiographical portrayal of adolescence, was the first feature film by François Truffaut. The film was emblematic of the Nouvelle Vague movement, and won the director’s prize at the Cannes Festival in 1959. Four other films completed the saga featuring Antoine Doinel, played by Jean-Pierre Léaud.
    • 03 June 1989
    • 03 June 2019
    • Death of Ayatollah Khomeini

    • Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini (1902-1989) was an Iranian religious and political figure. Ayatollah Khomeini became the Spiritual Leader of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, which overthrew the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and established an Islamic Republic in Iran.
    • 04 June 1989
    • 04 June 2019
    • Repression on Tien An Men square

    • The Peking Spring, launched by Chinese students in March, was put down in a bloodbath on Tien An Men square.
    • 05 June 1999
    • 05 June 2019
    • Steffi Graf takes Roland Garros title

    • In a nail-biting final, the German champion won her sixth French Open tennis title on the Centre Court at Roland Garros by defeating Switzerland’s Martina Hingis.
    • 05 June 2009
    • 05 June 2019
    • French release of “Home”, directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

    • In his documentary “Home”, photographer and film-maker Yann Arthus-Bertrand takes stock of the state of the Earth. The aerial footage shows the intense pressure mankind is putting on the environment all over the globe.
    • 06 June 2013
    • 06 June 2019
    • Great Armada in Rouen

    • Every five years since 1989 in Rouen a big event is organised along the banks of the Seine with some of the biggest and most beautiful sailing boats in the world. The event is called "Les Voiliers de Rouen".
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