june 2 for lgbtq2

June 2, 1967

David Bowie released his first album, which contained the single, “Love You ‘Til Tuesday”. Although the LP got positive reviews, neither it or the single sold well.

1984

Wham! had their first UK No.1 with ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go.’ Written and produced by George Michael, one half of the duo. Inspiration for the song was a scribbled note left by his Wham! partner Andrew Ridgeley for Andrew’s parents, originally intended to read “wake me up before you go” but with “up” accidentally written twice, so Ridgeley wrote “go” twice on purpose.

1987

Whitney Houston released her follow-up album Whitney on Arista Records.

2009
Cher launched a lawsuit against Universal Music Group, claiming that the label shortchanged her and the heirs of her late ex-husband, Sonny Bono, by underpaying about $5 million in royalties. A UMG spokesman said “The claims are meritless and we are confident that we will prevail in court.”

2016

The limited edition vinyl pressing of the David Bowie album ChangesOneBowie was at No.1 on the UK’s Official Vinyl Album Chart. Bowie had four other vinyl albums on the chart; Blackstar at No.14, Hunky Dory at No. 17, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars at No. 18 and Nothing Has Changed – The Very Best of David Bowie at No.23. Sales of vinyl records were up 32% to $416 million, their highest level since 1988, according to the RIAA.

2021

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2021/06/02/lgb-troops-are-much-more-likely-to-be-sexually-assaulted-than-their-heterosexual-peers-study/LGB troops are much more likely to be sexually assaulted than their heterosexual peers: studyThough only 12 percent of troops identified as non-heterosexual, they reported 43 percent of the sexual assaults.www.militarytimes.com

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