What's Trending 6/19/20: Kelly Clarkson Gets Her Spot On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Juneteenth Celebrates The End Of Slavery

Also Trending: Father's Day, Burger King

June 19, 2020
Kelly Clarkson

 

  • #KellyClarkson
    • The newly separated singer will be the recipient of a huge honor…she’ll be receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
    • She’ll be inducted in the Recording category, along with country duo “The Judds, singer Trish Yearwood, female rappers Salt-n-Pepa and Missy Elliot just to name a few.
    • Other honorees include Courteney Cox, Don Cheadle, Zac Efron, and Josh Brolin.
    • Honorees have up to two years from the day their announced as a recipient to schedule their ceremony.
  • #Juneteenth
    • Today commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S.
    • It’s celebrated to commemorate the Union army general Gordon Granger’s reading of federal orders in Galveston, Texas proclaiming that the Civil War had ended and all slaves in Texas were free.
    • Newly freed slaves celebrated emancipation with “prayer, feasting, song, and dance” and the following year, the first official Juneteenth celebration was born.
    • The day gets its name from combining June and 19.
  • #FathersDay
    • Sunday is the day to celebrate dad and if you’re still trying to figure out what to get him, a new survey reveals what they DON’T want.
    • The top “unwanted” gift is clothing with 32.6% of dads reporting they don’t want them, which is too bad for the 46% of people who are planning to buy them.
    • Dads are also not excited to unwrap books and CDs (30% don’t want them) and almost that many (28.6%) are also not into getting personal care items.
    • As for what they do want? 56% say they just want to stay home to avoid the coronavirus, 20% would like to have a backyard BBQ and a third of dads would like gifts that create special memories.
  • #BurgerKing
    • Got moves? Get a $1 Whopper at Burger King!
    • They are giving out the cheap burgers on TikTok if you post video of yourself dancing.
    • You just have to follow Burger King on the app and use the hashtag #WhopperDance with their sound to enter.
    • When you do that, Burger King will DM you on TikTok with a personalized promo code that will get you the $1 Whopper.
    • The promotion started yesterday and the coupons are valid through June 29th.