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10. Apr 2018 at 03:52 Global On this day

15 April

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In 1452 the Italian painter and sculptor Leonardo da Vinci is born. His best known work is his painting Mona Lisa.

In 1865 Abraham Lincoln, the president of the United States, dies from a bullet wound.

The sinking of the Titanic occurred on the night of 14 April through to the morning of 15 April 1912 in the north Atlantic Ocean.

In 1959 the British actress Emma Thompson is born.

In 1980 in Paris philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre dies. His best known work is No Exit. In 1964 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, but voluntarily declined it.

In 1990 in New York American Swedish actress and international star Greta Garbo dies. She starred in many films, among them Ana Karenina, Ninotchka, Camille and Mata Hari.

MUSIC HISTORY

1972 - Roberta Flack is at the top of the American singles chart with 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face'.

1989 - Female group The Bangles is No. 1 in Great Britain with 'Eternal Flame'.

1989 - The Fine Young Cannibals are at the top of the American charts with their 'She Drives Me Crazy'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1932 - Roy Clark, American singer ('Yesterday, When I Was Young').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1452 se je rodil italijanski slikar in kipar Leonardo da Vinci. Njegovo najbolj znano delo je Mona Lisa.

Leta 1865 je za posledicami atentata umrl ameriški predsednik Abraham Lincoln.

Leta 1912 se je pred obalo Nove Funlandije na svoji prvi plovbi preko Atlantika potopil Titanic.

Leta 1952 se je rodil eden najuspešnejših slovenskih alpinistov Nejc Zaplotnik. Leta 1983 ga je v himalaji pokopal leden plaz.

Leta 1959 se je rodila britanska igralka Emma Thompson.

Leta 1980 je v Parizu umrl filozof in pisatelj Jean-Paul Sartre. Najbolj brano delo je Zaprta vrata. Leta 1964 je zavrnil Nobelovo nagrado.

Leta 1990 je umrla filmska igralka švedskega rodu Greta Garbo. Igrala je v filmih Ana Karenina, Ninočka, Dama s kamelijami, Mata Hari.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1972 - Roberta Flack je na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face'.

1989 - skupina The Bangles je na vhu britanske lestvice s skladbo 'Eternal Flame'.

1989 - The Fine Young Cannibals so na vrhu amriške lestvice s skladbo 'She Drives Me Crazy'.

2001 - umrl je Joey Ramone, pevec skupine The Ramones.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1932 - Roy Clark, ameriški pevec ('Yesterday, When I Was Young').

Vesna Danilovič Novak