NATIONAL MAKING LIFE BEAUTIFUL DAY
National Making Life Beautiful Day on June 11th dedicates a celebration to those who make life beautiful. Whether you’re creating beauty by building relationships or helping others achieve personal success, your actions create a ripple effect, making life beautiful not just for yourself, but for those around you, too.
Beauty comes in many forms. From a kind word to a gentle soul, those who lift up others and find strength in the sparest strands of hope bring beauty into this world. Some send messages in the form of bold art while others roll up their sleeves in times of need. Those beautiful people heal the wounded, ease the hearts of the weary, and empower others to be the best person they can be to make life so very beautiful.
HOW TO OBSERVE #MakingLifeBeautifulDay
Do you know someone who is making life beautiful? Recognize them by giving them a shout-out on social media. You can also make life beautiful by helping someone achieve a personal goal or donating time to a worthy cause. Help someone less fortunate or just do something nice for someone. Share all the ways people are making life beautiful by using #MakingLifeBeautifulDay on social media.
NATIONAL MAKING LIFE BEAUTIFUL DAY HISTORY
Apriori Beauty submitted National Making Life Beautiful Day in April of 2015 to recognize the people who are at the forefront of making life beautiful. On June 11, 2009, Apriori Beauty launched its mission to help men and women look and feel beautiful through their internal and external approach to beauty
The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed the day to be observed on June 11th, annually.
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June 11th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History
Johnny Loftus rides Sir Barton to the first Triple Crown win.
Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington became the first women to receive the rank of general in the U.S. Army.
“E.T. phone home.” The blockbuster film, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial premiered in Los Angeles, California. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, and Drew Barrymore and won four Oscars.
Over 100 years after Hiram Revels became the first Black member to serve in the U.S. Congress, Britain elects its first Black Members of Parliament.
American Idol debuts on the Fox Network in the United States. The reality singing competition was fashioned after the British hit series Pop Idol which also created spin-offs in Australia, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America among others.
3 World Trade Center opens to the public.
June 11th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) Birthdays
Jeannette Rankin – 1880
In 1916, Jeannette Rankin became the first woman elected to Congress. She ran for office before most women could cast a ballot. However, Montana voted in favor of equal suffrage in 1914. As a suffragist, Rankin’s efforts factored considerably in the passing of Montana’s legislation and as Representative Rankin when Congress passed the 19th Amendment.
Charlotte Hawkins – 1883
Founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute, Charlotte Hawkins Brown became a noted activist, educator, speaker, and author.
Vince Lombardi – 1913
Noted head coach of the Green Bay Packers, Vince Lombardi led the team to five championships. In 1971, the NFL renamed the championship trophy in his honor to the “Vince Lombardi Super Bowl Trophy.”
Gene Wilder – 1933
Born Jerome Silberman, the American actor is known for his comedic roles in films such as Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles. One of his most iconic films was Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Peter Dinklage – 1969
The award-winning American actor and producer gained prominence in 2011 when Game of Thrones debuted on HBO. Other notable films include Elf, Pixels and I Care A Lot.