04 June, 1984 – Bruce Springsteen releases Born in the U.S.A.

The album was Springsteen's most successful one till date. It featured many hit numbers such as Born in the U.S.A., Dancing in the Dark and I'm on Fire.

05 June, 1956 – Elvis Presley first performs Hound Dog live on TV

Presley's suggestive movements during this performance earned him his famous nickname as well. Hound Dog became his best-selling song with about 10 million sold copies.

06 June, 1984 – The video game Tetris is published

Russian computer engineer, Alexey Pajitnov, created the puzzle game. With over 100 million copies sold, it is one of the most successful video games in history.

07 June, 1968 – The world's first Legoland resort opens

The Legoland in Billund, Denmark was the first one of the six theme parks based around the Lego interlocking plastic bricks. Billund is the home of The Lego Group.

08 June, 1949 – George Orwell publishes Nineteen Eighty-Four

Orwell's nightmarish description of a totalitarian society set in the year 1984 is one of the most significant works of English literature and one of the best-known novels of all time.

09 June, 1928 – Charles Kingsford Smith completes the world's first trans-Pacific flight

The Australian aviator and his four-man crew had departed Oakland, California on the morning on May 31. Nine days later, after several stops, they landed safely in Brisbane.

10 June, 1907 – Autochrome Lumière colour photography is introduced

The process was invented by the legendary Lumière brothers in 1903. It was the first practical and commercially successful technology for the production of colour photos.