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16 May

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In 1527, the citizens of the city of Florence expelled the Medici family; the city was declared a republic.

In 1703 Pete the Great of Russia lays the foundation stone of the Petropavlovsk fortress around which St Petersburg was built.

In 1770, in Versailles, King Louis XVI marries Marie Antoinette

In 1851 begging is prohibited in Ljubljana.

In 1905, the American film actor Henry Jaynes Fonda is born.

In 1929 for the first time the American Film Academy presents the Oscar awards.

MUSIC HISTORY

1964 - Mary Wells is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'My Guy'.

1987 - U2 is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'With Or Without You'.

1999 - Boyzone is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'You Needed Me'.

2004 - UK band Keaneis No. 1 on the UK album chart with their debut release 'Hopes and Fears'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1947 - Darrell Sweet, co-founder of Nazareth (1976 'Love Hurts').

1953 - Richard Page, singer in Mr Mister (1985 'Broken Wings).

1966 - Janet Jackson ('Rhythm Nation' ).

1971 - Simon Katz, Jamiroquai (1996 'Virtual Insanity').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1527 so meščani Firenc iz mesta pregnali družino Medici, mesto pa razglasili za republiko.

Leta 1703 je Peter I. Veliki položi temeljni kamen Petropavlovske trdnjave, okoli katere so zgradili Sankt Peterburg.

Leta 1770 se v Versaillesu poročita Ludvik XVI. in Marija Antoinetta.

Leta 1905 se je rodil ameriški filmski igralec Henry Jaynes Fonda.

Leta 1929 so prvič podelil filmske nagrade Oskarje.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1964 - Mary Wells je na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'My Guy'.

1987 - U2 so na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'With Or Without You'.

1999 - Boyzone so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov z 'You Needed Me'.

2004 - zasedba Keane je na vrhu britanske lestvice z albumom 'Hopes and Fears'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1947 - Darrell Sweet, ustanovitelj in bobnar v Nazareth ( 1976 'Love Hurts').

1953 - Richard Page, pevec v skupini Mr Mister (1985 'Broken Wings).

1966 - Janet Jackson ( 'That's the Way Love Goes').

1971 - Simon Katz, Jamiroquai (1996 'Virtual Insanity').


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