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Pull out your mats and start stretching as today is the International Day of Yoga. the day is to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practising yoga. The day was proposed by India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and endorsed by a record 175 member states. Prime Minister Modi said: "Yoga is an invaluable gift from our ancient tradition. Yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature.

If you don't like Yoga then you are in luck, as today is "Go Skateboarding Day" held on June 21 annually since 2004, is the official holiday of skateboarding. Founded by the International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC), this day gives passionate skateboarders as well as those who are simply inspired by skateboarding the opportunity to drop everything and get on a skateboard.

In the same year, Go Skateboarding Day was founded on this date the first Manned Privately financed Spacecraft took flight, SpaceShipOne, flew 62 miles in altitude on this date, leaving Earth's atmosphere. The spacecraft was designed by Burt Rutan and was financed by Paul Allen, philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder.

Finally, in Greenland, it's a national holiday where they celebrate National Day.


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Chris Pratt
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Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt Chris Pratt (Christopher Michael Pratt) is an American Actor and Comedian best known for his roles as Andy Dwyer in the sitcom Parks and Recreation, as Star-Lord in the Marvel franchise and as the voice of Emmet Brickowski in The Lego Movie series. Featured Image Credit: Matteo Chinellato / Shutterstock.com


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Toy Story 4 (2019)
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Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 came out to cinema on 21st of June 2019. Toy story 4 is a film that really finishes of the Toy Story tetralogy. This is a film to watch, it is full of new characters as well as a long-lost friend that you would never expected to of be found. Toy Story…

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