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In 1862, the Slovene bishop Anton Martin Slomšek dies.

In 1896, the American writer and a member of the so-called Lost Generation following the First World War, Francis Scott Fitzgerald is born. We know him mostly for his works The Beautiful and Damned, and The Great Gatsby.

In 1908, the Ford plant produced the first Ford Model T car, also known as Tin Lizzie and Flivver.

In 1936, the American puppeteer Jim Henson is born. He created the renowned Muppet Show and Sesame Street.

In 2010, the Slovenian cyclist Jure Robič dies. Robič won the Race Across America (RAAM) 5 times.

THIS DAY IN MUSIC

1975 - Rod Stewart with the song 'Sailing' is at the top of the British singles chart. The song is the most frequently used composition for television documentaries.

1984 - Culture Club with the song 'Karma Chameleon' takes the No. 1 spot on the British singles chart.

1988 - Bobby McFerrin captivates the world and begins his reign with the first a-cappella record, which ranks top on the American and British singles charts. The song was Don't Worry, Be Happy.

1988 - The Hollies are No. 1 on the British charts with their song 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother'.

2000 - Madonna is No. 1 on the UK album chart with 'Music'.

2006 - Scissor Sisters topped the UK album and singles charts with 'Ta-Dah' and the single 'I Don't Feel Like Dancin'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1942 - Gerry Marsden, singer in the group Gerry and the Pacemakers ('Ferry Across The Mersey').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1136 so izdali ustanovno listino za samostan v Stični, ki je bil v srednjem veku versko, kulturno in gospodarsko središče Dolenjske.

Leta 1862 je umrl slovenski škof Anton Martin Slomšek.

Leta 1896 se je rodil ameriški pisatelj Francis Scott Fitzgerald. Poznamo ga predvsem po delih Lepi in prekleti in Veliki Gatsby.

Leta 1908 so v tovarni Ford izdelali prvi model avtomobila T, znanega tudi pod imenoma Tin Lizzie in Flivver.

Leta 1936 se je rodil ameriški lutkar Jim Henson. Ustvaril je Muppet Show in Sezamovo ulico.

Leta 2010 je v prometni nesreči umrl ekstremni kolesar Jure Robič. Robič je petkratni zmagovalec peklenske preizkušnje Raam.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1975 - Rod Stewart je s pesmijo 'Sailing' na vrhu britanske lestvice singlov.

1984 - Culture Club s pesmijo 'Karma Chameleon' zasedejo vrh britanske lestvice.

1988 - Bobby McFerrin je očaral ves svet s prvo a-cappella ploščo, ki je zasedla vrh ameriške in britanske lestvice singlov. To je bila Don't worry, be happy.

1988 - The Hollies so na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother'.

1991 - v ZDA izide album Nevermind skupine Nirvana.

2000 - Madonna je na vrhu britanske lestvice z albumom 'Music'.

2006 - Scissor Sisters zasedejo vrh britanske lestvice z albumom 'Ta-Dah' in s pesmijo 'I Don't Feel Like Dancin'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1942 - Gerry Marsden, pevec skupine Gerry and the Pacemakers ('Ferry Across The Mersey')