Traffic hotline 080 80 15

07. Aug 2017 at 17:32On this day

12 August

Mark Knopfler
Photo: MMC

In 1851, Isaac Singer patented the sewing machine.

In 1919, Prekmurje is occupied by the army of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

In 1955, the German writer Thomas Mann dies.

In 1962, in Gorizia the Slovenian architect Maks Fabiani dies. He was a pioneer of modernism in Slovenian architecture.

In 1964, writer and journalist Ian Fleming, who created the character of James Bond, dies.

In 1981, IBM presented its first personal computer.

In 2000, the Russian nuclear submarine Kursk sinks in the Barents Sea. During a navy exercise all 118 members of the crew died.

MUSIC HISTORY

1972 - Alice Cooper is at the top of the British charts with 'School's Out'.

1978 - The Commodores take the No. 1 spot on the American singles chart with 'Three Times A Lady'.

1989 - Richard Marx is at the top spot on the American charts with the ballad 'Right Here Waiting'.

1991 - Bryan Adams is at the top spot on the British charts with the song '(Everything I Do), I Do It For You'.

1996 - The Spice Girls at the No. 1 spot on the British charts with 'Wannabe', and Los Del Rio is top of the American charts with 'Macarena'.

2000 - Robbie Williams beats all the competitors on the British charts with 'Rock DJ'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1949 - Mark Knopfler, guitarist and singer in Dire Straits (1985 'Money For Nothing').

1969 - singer Tanita Tikaram (1988 'Good Tradition').

__________________________________________________________

NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1851 je Isaac Singer patentiral šivalni stroj.

Leta 1919 je Prekmurje zasedla vojska Kraljevine SHS.

Leta 1955 je umrl nemški pisatelj Thomas Mann.

Leta 1962 je v Gorici umrl slovenski arhitekt Maks Fabiani. S stavbami v Ljubljani je postavil edinstven secesijski urbanistični spomenik v Evropi.

Leta 1964 je umrl pisatelj in novinar Ian Fleming, ki je ustvaril lik Jamesa Bonda.

Leta 1981 je IBM predstavil prvi osebni računalnik.

Leta 2000 je v Barentsovem morju potonila ruska jedrska podmornica Kursk. Med vojaško vajo je umrlo vseh 118 članov posadke.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1972 - Alice Cooper je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'School's Out'.

1978 - The Commodores zasedejo vrh ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Three Times A Lady'.

1989 - Richard Marx sede na vrh ameriške lestvice z balado 'Right Here Waiting'.

1991 - Bryan Adams je na vrhu britanske lestvice z '(Everything I Do), I Do It For You'.

1996 - The Spice Girls so na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'Wannabe', Los Del Rio pa na ameriški s pesmijo 'Macarena'.

2000 - Robbie Williams premaga vse tekmece na britanski lestvici z 'Rock DJ'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1949 - Mark Knopfler, kitarist in pevec v Dire Straits (1985 'Money For Nothing').

1969 - pevka Tanita Tikaram (1988 'Good Tradition')


Last articles