Foto: EPA
Foto: EPA

In 1811 in Siam twins are born who were joined at the thorax. Siamese twins were named after tem.

In 1904 the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali is born. He even designed his own funeral as a glittering event.

In 1969 Monty Python comedy troupe forms. Monty Python created the sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969. Forty-five episodes were made over four series.

In 1997 Garry Kasparov, world chess champion, lost his first ever multi-game match. He lost to IBM's chess computer Deep Blue. It was the first time a computer had beaten a world-champion player.

In 1998 a French mint produced the first coins of Europe's single currency. The coin is known as the euro.

MUSIC HISTORY

1963 - The Beatles are at No. 1 on the British albums chart with 'Please Please Me'.

1965 - Roger Miller is at the top of the British singles chart with 'King Of The Road'.

1981 - Jamaican singer Bob Marley died aged 36.

1985 - Madonna is No. 1 on the American charts with 'Crazy For You'.

1991 - Roxette is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Joyride'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1941 - Eric Burdon, singer in the group The Animals (1964 'House Of The Rising Sun').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 482 se je rodil bizantinski cesar Justinijan, ki je v času vladanja želel obnoviti rimski imperij. Po njegovi zaslugi so zgradili znamenito cerkev Hagia Sofija v Carigradu.

Leta 1811 sta se v Siamu rodila dvojčka, ki sta bila zraščena s prsnima košema. Po njiju se imenujejo siamski dvojčki.

Leta 1904 se je rodil španski slikar Salvador Dali, ki je svoj pogreb zasnoval kot bleščečo predstavo.

Leta 1969 se je skupina komikov združila pod imenom Monty Python. Njihov leteči cirkus so na BBC-ju začeli predvajati oktobra, posneli so 45 nadaljevanj.

Leta 1997 je računalnik Deep Blue premaga Garija Kasparova. Tako je šahovski velemojster prvič izgubil igro proti računalniku.

Leta 1998 so izdelali prvi evrski kovanec.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1963 - The Beatles so na vrhu britanske lestvice albumov z 'Please Please Me'.

1965 - Roger Miller je na vrhu britanske lestvice singlov s 'King Of The Road'.

1981 - umrl je jamajški glasbenik Bob Marley.

1985 - Madonna je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s skladbo 'Crazy For You'.

1991 - duo Roxette je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Joyride'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1941 - Eric Burdon, pevec skupine The Animals (1964 'House Of The Rising Sun').