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01. Aug 2018 at 06:13 Global On this day

1 August

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In 1714 in Kensington Queen Anne Stuart dies. During her reign England and Scotland were united.

In 1774 , the French naturalist, knight Jean Baptiste de Monet Lamarck is born. He was the first scientist who argued that evolution occurred and proceeded in accordance with natural laws.

In 1819, the American writer Herman Melville is born. He is known primarily for his novel Moby Dick. In his works he described his many adventures in southern seas as a sailor and whaler.

In 1910, the Slovenian director, actor and theatre educator Bojan Stupica is born.

In 1911, the German lexicographer Konrad Duden dies. He is known for the German language dictionary bearing his name Duden.

In 1975, the presidents of 33 European countries, Canada and the United States of America signed the Helsinki Final Act on Security and Co-operation in Europe.

MUSIC HISTORY

1964 - The Beatles with their song 'A Hard Day's Night' saw their fifth hit in seven months to reach the top of the American singles chart.

1981 - MTV, originally an initialism of Music Television, launched.

1981 - Australian singer Rick Springfield is at the top of the American singles chart with 'Jessie's Girl'.

1981 - Welsh singer Shakin' Stevens is for the second time top of the British charts with his arrangement of 'Green Door', which was written by Frankie Vaughan in 1956.

1987 - Bob Seger is at the top of the American singles chart with 'Shakedown', which was the title song from the film 'Beverly Hills Cop II'.

1987 - Los Lobos with their arrangement of the song ‘La Bamba', by Ritchie Valens is at the top of the British and American music charts.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1942 - Jerry Garcia, guitarist and singer in the group The Grateful Dead (1970 'Workingman's Dead').

1953 - Robert Cray, American blues guitarist and singer (1987 'Right Next Door’).

1959 - Joe Elliott, guitarist and singer in the rock group Def Leppard ('Animal').

1963 - Coolio, American R&B musician (1995 'Gangsta's Paradise').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1714 je v Kensingtonu umrla angleška kraljica Anna Stuart. V času njene vladavine sta združili Anglija in Škotska.

Leta 1774 se je rodil francoski naravoslovec Jean Baptiste de Monet Lamarck. Bil je prvi znanstvenik, ki je trdil, da živalske vrste niso stalne, da se spreminjajo in razvijajo.

Leta 1819 se je v New Yorku rodil ameriški pisatelj Herman Melville, ki je napisal roman Moby Dick. V svojih delih je opisal svoja doživetja v južnih morjih kot mornar in kitolovec.

Leta 1910 se je v Ljubljani rodil slovenski režiser, igralec, scenograf in gledališki pedagog Bojan Stupica.

Leta 1911 je v Wiesbadnu umrl nemški leksikograf Konrad Duden. Znan je njegov pravopisni slovar, imenovan Duden.

Leta 1958 so v Ljutomeru odprli prvo samopostrežno trgovino v tedanji Jugoslaviji.

Leta 1975 so predsedniki 33 evropskih držav, Kanade in Združenih držav Amerike podpisali sklepno listino o evropski varnosti in sodelovanju.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1964 - The Beatles so na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'A Hard Day's Night'.

1981 - Rick Springfield je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s skladbo 'Jessie's Girl'.

1981 - Shakin' Stevens je na vrhu britanske lestvice s priredbo 'Green Door', ki jo je leta 1956 napisal Frankie Vaughan.

1981 - začela je oddajati glasbena televizija MTV. Prvi predvajani videospot je bil 'Video Killed the Radio Star' skupine The Buggles.

1987 - Bob Seger je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s skladbo 'Shakedown', ki je bila naslovna skladba iz filma 'Beverly Hills Cop II'.

1987 - Los Lobos so s priredbo skladbe 'La Bamba' Ritchiea Valensa na vrhu britanske in ameriške lestvice.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1942 - Jerry Garcia, pevec v The Grateful Dead (1970 'Workingman's Dead').

1953 - Robert Cray, ameriški blues kitarist in pevec (1987 'Right Next Door’).

1959 - Joe Elliott, pevec rock skupine Def Leppard (1987 'Hysteria').

1963 - Coolio, ameriški R&B glasbenik (1995 'Gangsta's Paradise').

Vesna Danilovič Novak