Social Sidekick 6/4-6/10: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Social Sidekick 6/4-6/10: Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Hannah Curran
May 18, 2017

The dog days of summer are here, so throw your social media calendar a bone. This week’s events are high stakes—Belmont Stakes, that is. Between the last Triple Crown race, Apple’s annual WWDC conference, and the CMT Music Awards, everyone is out to win something this week. Give yourself an edge over the competition by signing up to get Social Sidekick straight to your inbox. 

CELEBRATE JUNE

//HEALTH//
National Safety Month, Cataract Awareness Month, Fireworks Safety Month, Hernia Awareness Month, Men’s Health Month, Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, National Aphasia Awareness Month, National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month, National Safety Month, National Scleroderma Awareness Month, Scoliosis Awareness Month, PTSD Awareness Month, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

//CULTURE//
LGBTQ Pride Month

//FOOD//
Iced Tea Month, Dairy Month, Candy Month, Soul Food Month, Country Cooking Month, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, Papaya Month, Seafood Month, Steakhouse Month, Turkey Lover’s Month

//FUN//
Great Outdoors Month, Camping Mont

Sunday, June 4

//HOLIDAYS//
Cancer Survivors Day, Pentecost, Cheese Day, Frozen Yogurt Day, Cognac Day, Tailors Day, Hug Your Cat Day, Old Maid’s Day

//HASHTAGS//
#SundayFunday, #SelfieSunday, #Sinday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Angelina Jolie, Russell Brand, TJ Miller, Bar Refaeli, George III

//TV PREMIERES//
Xtreme Waterparks (Travel, 9 PM), Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, 9 PM), Food Network Star (Food, 9 PM), Beach Hunters (HGTV, 10 PM),  Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest (Comedy Central, 10 PM), I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime, 10 PM), Pools With A View (Travel, 11 PM), Decker: Unsealed (Adult Swim, Midnight)

Monday, June 5

//HOLIDAYS//
World Environment Day, Whit Monday, Gingerbread Day, Hot Air Balloon Day, Sausage Roll Day

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Mark Wahlberg, Pete Wentz, Mike Fisher, Nick Kroll, Kenny G, Liza Weil

//TV PREMIERES//
If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast (HBO 8 PM), Incredible Edible America with the Dunhams (Food, 10 PM)

//TECH EVENTS//
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)

Tuesday, June 6

//HOLIDAYS//
Russian Language Day, D-Day, Yo-Yo Day, Drive-In Movie Day, Gardening Exercise Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TransformationTuesday or #TT, #TravelTuesday, #TongueOutTuesday, #Tunesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Jason Isaacs, Nathan Hale

//TV PREMIERES//
Ink Master (Spike, 10 PM), The Jim Jefferies Show (Comedy Central 10:30 PM), The Profit (CNBC, 10 PM), State of Undress (Viceland, 10 PM), Tosh.0 (Comedy Central 10 PM)

Wednesday, June 7

//HOLIDAYS//
Running Day, VCR Day, Chocolate Ice Cream Day

//HASHTAGS//
#WomanCrushWednesday or #WCW, #WayBackWednesday or #WBW, #WineWednesday, #WellnessWednesday, #HumpDay, #WisdomWednesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Prince, Liam Neeson, Fetty Wap, Iggy Azalea, Emily Ratajkowski, Bear Grylls, Michael Cera, Mike Pence, Bill Hader, Anna Kournikova

//TV EVENTS//
2017 CMT Music Awards (CMT, 8 PM)

Thursday, June 8

//HOLIDAYS//
World Oceans Day, Upsy Daisy Day, Jerky Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TBT or #ThrowbackThursday, #Thursdate, #ThoughtfulThursday, #ThirstyThursday, #ThankfulThursday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Kenya West, Joan Rivers, Maria Menounos, Julianna Margulies, Nancy Sinatra, Frank Lloyd Wright, Barbara Bush, Jerry Stiller

//TV PREMIERES//
Queen of the South (USA, 10 PM), Sin City Justice (ID, 10 PM)

Friday, June 9

//HOLIDAYS//
Strawberry Rhubarb Day, Donald Duck Day

//HASHTAGS//
#FollowFriday or #FF, #FlashbackFriday or #FBF, #FridayFeeling, #FriYay, #FridayReads

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Natalie Portman, Michael J Fox, Mae Whitman, Matt Bellamy

//TV PREMIERES//
An American Girl Story: Summer Camp, Friends for Life (Amazon), Le Mans: Racing is Everything (Amazon), Orange Is the New Black (Netflix), Dark Matter (Syfy, 8 PM), Becoming Cary Grant (Showtime, 9 PM), Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 10 PM)

//MOVIE PREMIERES//
The Mummy Reboot

//ALBUM RELEASES//
Alt-J, “Relaxer”; Anathema, “The Optimist”; Big Thief, “Capacity”; Glen Campbell, “Adiós”; Glen Matlock, “The Anarchy Arias”; James Litherland, “Back’n Blue”; Katy Perry, “Witness”; Kirin J Callinan, “Bravado”; Lady Antebellum, “Heart Break”; London Grammar, “Truth Is A Beautiful Thing”; Mr Jukes, “God First” [ Bicycle Club’s Jack Steadman project]; Nickelback, “Feed The Machine”; Phoenix, “Ti Amo”; Rancid, “Trouble Maker”; Slow Dancer, “In A Mood”; Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister, “Planetarium”; Volumes, “Different Animals”

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Saturday, June 10

//HOLIDAYS//
Iced Tea Day, Rosé Day, Gin Day, Herbs & Spices Day, World Doll Day, Ballpoint Pen Day, Knit In Public Day, Black Cow Day

//HASHTAGS//
#Caturday, #SexySaturday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Judy Garland, Kate Upton, Sasha Obama, Elizabeth Hurley, Prince Philip, Jonathan Bennett, Hattie McDaniel

//TV PREMIERES//
Idiotsitter (Comedy Central 8 PM), Bridal Boot Camp (Hallmark, 9 PM), For Better or Worse (OWN, 9 PM), My Big Bollywood Wedding (Smithsonian, 10 PM), Orphan Black (BBC America, 10 PM)

//SPORTS EVENTS//
Belmont Stakes (last Triple Crown race of the year)