Today is Sunday, June 16, the 167th day of 2019 with 198 to follow.
This is Father's Day.
The moon is full. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn.
Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include Scottish golf legend Old Tom Morris in 1821; American Indian leader Geronimo in 1829; British film comedian Stan Laurel in 1890; newspaper publisher Katharine Graham in 1917; author Joyce Carol Oates in 1938 (age 81); country singer Billy Crash Craddock in 1939 (age 80); actor Joan Van Ark in 1943 (age 76); boxer Roberto Duran in 1951 (age 68); singer/songwriter Gino Vannelli in 1952 (age 67); actor Laurie Metcalf in 1955 (age 64); professional golfer Phil Mickelson in 1970 (age 49); rapper Tupac Shakur in 1971; actor John Cho in 1972 (age 47); actor Missy Peregrym in 1982 (age 37); comedian Abby Elliott in 1987 (age 32); actor Isaak Presley in 2002 (age 17).
On this date in history:
In 1883, the New York Giants had the first Ladies' Day baseball game.
In 1909, President William Howard Taft, in a message to Congress, recommended the adoption of a constitutional amendment giving the federal government the right to levy and collect an income tax.
In 1940, Marshal Henri-Philippe Petain becomes prime minister of the Vichy government in France.
In 1963, the Soviet Union put the first woman into space, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova.
In 1999, police arrested Kathleen Ann Soliah, a member of the terrorist Symbionese Liberation Army, which kidnapped newspaper heiress Patty Hearst. She pleaded guilty to planting bombs and a role in killing a bank customer during a robbery. She was released from prison in 2009.
In 2005, Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester, 23, of Bowling Green, Ky., became the first female soldier to receive the Silver Star for bravery in combat in the Iraq war.
In 2011, U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., announced he would resign after admitting he sent sexually suggestive photos on social networks Facebook and Twitter. He left office the following week.
In 2012, Saudi Arabia announced the death of Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud eight months after he became heir to the throne. He was succeeded as crown prince by Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.
In 2013, Justin Rose won the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in suburban Philadelphia. He was the first player from Britain to win the event since Tony Jacklin in 1970.
In 2018, husband and wife recording artists Jay-Z and Beyonce released a new album called Everything is Love exclusively on the Tidal streaming service.
A thought for the day: Bob Hope said a bank is "a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it."