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In 1896, the American writer Harriet Beecher-Stowe, best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, which was published in 1852 and is a sharp criticism of a black slavery in the United States, dies.

In 1903 for the first time in history the bicycle race - Tour de France - is organised.

In 1936 the American film directior Sydney Pollack is born. For his 1985 film Out of Africa starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford, Pollack won Academy Awards for directing and producing.

In 1961 princess of Wales, Diana Spencer is born.

In 1974, in Buenos Aires Argentine President Juan Peron dies.

In 2004 the American actor Marlon Brando dies. A cultural icon, Brando is most famous for his Oscar-winning performances as Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront and Vito Corleone in The Godfather.

MUSIC HISTORY

1967- The Beatles with their album 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' are No. 1 on the American albums chart.

1975 - 10cc are No. 1 on the UK singles chart with 'I'm Not In Love'.

1972 - Neil Diamond is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Song Sung Blue'.

1999 - American singer Guy Mitchell dies (1957 'Singing The Blues').

2000 - Kylie Minogue is at No. 1 on the UK singles chart with 'Spinning Around'.

2005 - American soul singer Luther Vandross dies ('Never Too Much').

BORN ON THIS DAY

1945 - Deborah Harry, singer in the group Blondie ('Heart Of Glass').

1951 - Fred Schneider, frontman of the group The B-52's ('Love Shack').

1971 - Missy Elliott, R&B singer and rapper (‘I Want You Back').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1896 je umrla ameriška pisateljica Harriet Beecher-Stowe, najbolj znana po romanu Koča strica Toma, ki je izšel leta 1852 in je ostra kritika črnskega suženjstva v ZDA.

Leta 1903 je bila prvič v zgodovini organizirana kolesarska dirka po Franciji - Tour de France. Trajala je 19 dni, kolesarji so morali prevoziti 2.500 km. Od 60 kolesarjev jih je na cilj prišlo 21. Zmagal je Maurice Garin.

Leta 1936 se je rodil ameriški filmski režiser Sydney Pollack. Režiral je filme Konje streljajo, mar ne?, Havana in Moja Afrika, za katerega je prejel dva oskarja.

Leta 1961 se je rodila britanska princesa Diana Spencer.

Leta 1974 je v Buenos Airesu umrl argentinski predsednik Juan Peron.

Leta 2004 je umrl ameriški igralec Marlon Brando, najbolj znan po vlogi v filmu Boter, kjer je igral mafijca Corleoneja.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1967- The Beatles so z albumom 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' na vrhu ameriške lestvice.

1972 - Neil Diamond je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmije 'Song Sung Blue'.

1975 - zasedba 10cc je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'I'm Not In Love'.

1999 - umrl je ameriški pevec Guy Mitchell, najbolj znan po hitu iz leta 1957 'Singing The Blues'.

2000 - Kylie Minogue je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'Spinning Around'.

2005 - umrl je pevec Luther Vandross ('Never Too Much').

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1945 - Deborah Harry, pevka skupine Blondie ('French Kissing In The USA').

1951 - Fred Schneider, vodja skupine The B-52's ('Love Shack').

1971 - Missy Elliott, r&b pevka ('I Want You Back').

Vesna Danilovič Novak