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12 June

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In 1826 in Radoslavci near Ljutomer the Slovenian author Radoslav Razlag is born. He was also the first Slovenian to become provincial governor of Carniola.

In 1827 Johanna Spyri is born. The Swiss-born author of children's stories is best known for her book Heidi.

In 1849, L. P. Hasslet patents the gas mask.

In 1897 Carl Elsener patents the Swiss Army knife.

In 1915 banker David Rockefeller is born.

In 1929 Anne Frank is born. She is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her wartime diary The Diary of a Young Girl has been the basis for several plays and films. Her diary has been translated into many languages. He died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

In 1964 the African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison. He was released in 1990.

In 1987 Ronald Reagan urged Mikhail Gorbachev to dismantle the Berlin Wall.

In 1991 Boris Yeltsin was elected the President of Russia.

In 2003 the American actor Gregory Peck dies.

MUSIC HISTORY

1964 - The Beatles arrive in Adelaide in Australia where they are greeted by 250,000 fans. Never before and never after that did such a huge crowd wait for a musician or group.

1965 - The Supremes are No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Back In My Arms Again'.

1993 - Duo 2 Unlimited is in the No. 1 spot on the British singles chart with 'No Limits'.

1993 - UB40 is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'I Can't Help Falling In Love With You'. With this song in the year 1962 Elvis Presley was king.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1928 - American singer Vic Damone (1958 'On The Street Where You Live').

1941 - Reg Presley, singer in the group The Troggs (1966 'Wild Thing').

1951 - Brad Delp, singer in the group Boston (1977 'More Than A Feeling').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1826 se je v Radoslavcih pri Ljutomeru rodil slovenski književnik Radoslav Razlag. Bil je prvi Slovenec, ki je bil deželni glavar Kranjske.

Leta 1827 se je rodila švicarska pisateljica Johanna Spyri, ki je napisala knjigo Heidi.

Leta 1849 je L. P. Hasslet patentiral plinsko masko.

Leta 1897 je Carl Elsener patentiral švicarski nož.

Leta 1915 se je rodil bankir David Rockefeller.

Leta 1929 se je rodila Ana Frank, deklica, ki je med skrivanjem pred gestapom pisala dnevnik. Po dveh letih skrivanja so družino odpeljali v koncentracijsko taborišče Bergen-Belsen. Tam je 16 letna Ana tudi umrla. Njene zapise so prevedli v več jezikov, po njih so posneti tudi filmi.

Leta 1964 je bil vodja Afriškega narodnega kongresa Nelson Mandela obsojen na dosmrtno ječo, od koder so ga izpustili šele leta 1990.

Leta 1987 je Ronald Reagan pozval Mihaila Gorbačova, naj podre berlinski zid.

Leta 1991 je bil Boris Jelcin izvoljen za ruskega predsednika.

Leta 2003 je umrl ameriški igralec Gregory Peck.

Leta 2012 je umrla Elinor Ostrom, ki je tri leta pred tem postala prva ženska v zgodovini, ki je dobila Nobelovo nagrado za ekonomijo.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1964 - The Beatles prispejo v Adelaide v Australijo, kjer jih pričaka 250.000 oboževalcev. Nikoli prej ni taka množica pričakala glasbenika ali skupino.

1965 - The Supremes so na vrhu amriške lestvice singlov z 'Back In My Arms Again'.

1989 - v Gracelandu, posesti Elvisa Presleyja, odprejo muzej Elvis Presley Autoland Museum, v katerem je na ogled več kot 20 njegovih avtomobilov.

1993 - Duo 2 Unlimited je na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov z 'No Limits'.

1993 - UB40 so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov z 'I Can't Help Falling In Love With You'. S to pesmijo je leta 1962 kraljeval Elvis Presley.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1928 - ameriški pevec Vic Damone (1958 'On The Street Where You Live').

1941 - Reg Presley, pevec v skupini The Troggs (1966 'Wild Thing').

1951 - Brad Delp, pevec v skupini Boston (1977 'More Than A Feeling').

Vesna Danilovič Novak