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In 1894, Ferdo Kozak, the Slovenian writer, editor and politician, is born. He was one of the founders of the Liberation Front of the Slovenian People and was one of the founding members of the left liberal journal Sodobnost.

In 1930, the British President of F1 Bernie Ecclestone is born.

In 1939, the Slovene gymnast Miroslav Cerar is born. He won the pommel horse event at the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics.

In 1955, Bill Gates, the American computer programmer is born.

In 1967, actress Julia Roberts is born.

MUSIC HISTORY

1974 - reggae musician Ken Boothe is No. 1 on the British singles chart with his version of the song 'Everything I Own'. Boy George had a hit with it in 1987.

1995 - Coolio (featuring L. V. ) is at the top of the British charts with the single 'Gangsta's Paradise'. The song was the title song in the film Dangerous Minds.

2001 - Afroman (Joseph Foreman) is at No. 1 on the UK singles chart with 'Because I Got High'.

2007 - Leona Lewis is at No. 1 on the UK singles chart with the first track from her debut album 'Bleeding Love'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1940 - Wayne Fontana (1965 'Game Of Love').

1953 - Desmond Child, professional songwriter and producer. His collaborations include Bon Jovi, Bonnie Tyler, Aerosmith, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Jennifer Rush, KISS, Joan Jett , Cher. His hits as a songwriter include 'I Hate Myself for Loving You', 'Livin' on a Prayer', 'You Give Love a Bad Name', I Was Made for Lovin' You', 'Dude (Looks Like a Lady).

1963 - Eros Ramazzotti ('Piu bella cosa').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1886 so odkrili . Kip je ZDA podarila Francija v znak zavezništva med državama. Oblikoval ga je francoski kipar Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. Američani so gradili podstavek kipa, Francozi pa so poskrbeli za njegovo postavitev. Kip je bil razdeljen na 350 delov, sestavljali so ga 4 mesece.

Leta 1894 se je rodil Ferdo Kozak, slovenski pisatelj, ki je ustvaril revijo Sodobnost. Bil je eden od ustanoviteljev OF in urednik slovenskega zbornika.

Leta 1928 je začela oddajati prva slovenska radijska postaja, takratni Radio Ljubljana.

Leta 1939 se je rodil telovadec Miroslav Cerar. Na največjih tekmovanjih je osvojil 30 medalj, udeležil se je treh olimpijskih iger. Leta 1964 in 1968 je bil zlat na konju.

Leta 1930 se je rodil Bernie Ecclestone, upokojeni angleški dirkač Formule 1 in njen dolgoletni predsednik.

Leta 1955 se je rodil Bill Gates, ameriški računalniški programer.

Leta 1967 se je rodila igralka Julia Roberts.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1974 - reggae glasbenik Ken Boothe je na vrhu britanske lestvice singlov s svojo verzijo pesmi 'Everything I Own'. Boy George je z njo uspel leta 1987.

1995 - Coolio (featuring L. V. ) je na vrhu britanske lestvice s singlom 'Gangsta's Paradise'. Pesem je naslovna v filmu Dangerous Minds.

2001 - Afroman (Joseph Foreman) je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'Because I Got High'.

2007 - Leona Lewis je na vrhu britanske lestvice z albumom 'Bleeding Love'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1940 - Wayne Fontana (1965 'Game Of Love').

1953 - Desmond Child, tekstopisec in producent, ki je napisal največje hite glasbenikom kot so Bon Jovi, Bonnie Tyler, Aerosmith, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Jennifer Rush, KISS, Joan Jett, Cher idr. Njegovi so 'I Hate Myself for Loving You', 'Livin' on a Prayer', 'You Give Love a Bad Name', I Was Made for Lovin' You', 'Dude (Looks Like a Lady).

1963 - Eros Ramazzotti ('Terra promessa').