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It happened on a… June 24

2021

Second discovery of the remains of 761 people, mainly indigenous children announced at former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.

2015

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price wins the 2014-15 Hart Trophy as the NHL’s MVP.

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2006

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”, directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland – becomes fastest film to gross over 1 billion.

1995

“Rugby World Cup final”: South Africa defeats New Zealand, Nelson Mandela presents Francois Pienaar with the Webb-Ellis trophy in an iconic post-apartheid moment.

1992

NBA Draft: LSU center Shaquille O’Neal first pick by Orlando Magic.

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1991

NHL adopts the instant-replay.

1981

“For Your Eyes Only”, 12th James Bond, starring Roger Moore and 1st drected by John Glen premieres in London.

1958

Nina Simone releases her debut jazz album “Little Girl Blue”.

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1953

John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier announced their engagement.

1901

1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris.

1880

First performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français.

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1534

Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Island.

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After Kate Bush, It’s Metallica’s turn to benefit from ‘Strangers Things’

The song Master of Puppets by Metallica has been given a second life in the Netflix TV series Stranger Things.

The latest season of the TV series is making a big deal out of songs from the 1980s. A few weeks ago, Stranger Things revived an old Kate Bush song, Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God). The latter can be happy about this unexpected success that generates big revenues.

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This time, it’s the American metal band’s turn Metallica to benefit from the success ofNetflix‘s Stranger Things to rake in the millions.Master of Puppets, released in 1986, currently sits at #1 on the iTunes rock chart and #29 on the overall iTunes chart, alongside many new hits.

Master of Puppets The song can be heardduring a crucial scene involving the character Eddie in the fourth season finale.

Stranger Things is one of the most popular series of Netflix since its launch.

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It happened on a… July 5

2017

Volvo Cars announces all new models by 2019 will be either hybrids or battery powered, 1st automaker to do so.

2009

Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick of the US 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 16-14 for a record 15th Grand Slam singles title.

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2003

SARS is declared “contained” by the WHO after affecting 26 countries and resulting in 774 deaths.

1996

Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.

1994

Amazon.com founded in Bellevue, Washington by Jeff Bezos.

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1989

“Seinfield” (originally titled The Seinfeld Chronicles” screens its pilot episode starring Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards on NBC.

1975

Arthur Ashe became the first black man to win a Wimbledon singles title when he defeated Jimmy Connors.

1967

Governor General Roland Michener invested by Queen Elizabeth with the first ribbon and pendant star of the Order of Canada; founding of the Order of Canada.

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1946

The bikini bathing suit, created by Louis Reard, made its debut during a fashion show at the Molitor Pool in Paris. Micheline Bernardini wore the two-piece outfit.

1865

William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London.

1791

Jose Maria Narvaez discovers Point Grey (now Vancouver, British Columbia)

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Guillaume Boivin still without news of his bikes

Quebec cyclist Guillaume Boivin is still waiting to get his bikes back while he is participating in the Tour de France.

Like many Canadian travelers, Guillaume Boivin is currently experiencing a nightmare with his luggage. The professional cyclist registered in the world’s most prestigious bicycle race is still waiting for his lost racing bikes to be found.

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The 33-year-old Quebecer is competing in the Grand Loop with Team Israel-Premier Tech. When the Tour started in Denmark on July 1, his bikes and bags still hadn’t arrived.

Israel-Premier Tech – InstagramGuillaume Boivin

The cyclist flew to Europe on an Air Canada flight in the days leading up to the event, which runs until July 24. Across the country, horror stories are popping up on social media of travelers who have had their flights cancelled or their luggage lost.

And as the Tour de France cyclists move from day to day to tour the Hexagon, it is likely that Guillaume Boivin will not see the color of his bikes before the arrival in Paris on the Champs-Élysée.

At the end of yesterday’s stage 3 (July 3), Boivin was 123rd overall, 39 minutes behind the leader and yellow jersey holder, Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen.

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Tomorrow (July 5), the peloton will make its first turns in France for the fourth stage of the Tour. The 171.5km stage will run from Dunkirk to Calais in the north of the country.

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