/ 22 June 2024

22 June 2024

10.00am (AEST) – The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest – California

10.00am (AEST) – Exhibition for the National Photographic Portrait Prize opens (until 22 September 2024)

3.30pm (AEST) – Men’s Basketball: Aus v Japan in the first of 2 pre-Olympics friendlies – Hokkaido, and watch here

5.05pm (AEST) – Super Rugby Pacific Final, Blues v Chiefs – Auckland, and watch on Stan

6.30pm (AEST) – Arts of Music gala fundraiser – Sydney

9.00pm (AEST) – Surfing: WSL Championship Tour Vivo Rio Pro (until 30 June) – Rio de Janeiro

Mauritania presidential election 

Buy Local Day – Sunshine Coast

Birthdays for actor Meryl Streep (1949), US Senator Elizabeth Warren (1949), singer Cyndi Lauper (1953), and author Dan Brown (1964)

Anniversary of:

  • Princess Elizabeth meeting her future husband, Prince Philip of Greece (1939)
  • Nazi Germany invading the Soviet Union during WWII (1941)
  • the deaths of actor/singers Judy Garland (1969) and Fred Astaire (1987)

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