It Happened in June (Round 2)

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In June 1967 the Beatles released which album, regarded by many as the most influential rock and roll album ever recorded?
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

 

In 1837 the British naval officer and explorer James Clark Ross successfully led the first expedition to reach where?
North Magnetic Pole

 

Which technique for rescuing choking victims was first published in the journal Emergency Medicine in 1974?
The Heimlich maneuver

 

CNN began broadcasting in June 1980. What do the initials stand for?
Cable News Network

 

Born on the 1st June 1926, this American actress and model found fame after changing her name to what?
Marilyn Monroe

 

Whose circus started their first tour of the United States in June 1835?
P. T. Barnum

 

Who became the first Pope to visit a Communist country when he made an official visit to his native Poland?
Pope John Paul II

 

2012 – Which former Egyptian President was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2012 for his role in the killing of demonstrators during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
Hosni Mubarak

 

Which author whose works include Jude the Obscure, was born in June 1840?
Thomas Hardy

 

Whom did the Duke of Windsor marry in June 1937?
Wallis Simpson.